A Palestinian Islamic jihadist who was imprisoned in Israel for a bombing on a civilian bus has been sentenced by the US District Court in Los Angeles to jail, and then to be deported to Jordan, for feloniously acquiring U.S. citizenship.
By Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff
A Southern California man who was imprisoned in Israel for trying to bomb a bus has been sentenced in the U.S. for lying to immigration authorities when he became a citizen.
Fifty-one-year-old Vallmoe Shqaire of Downey was sentenced to nine months in federal prison Friday for unlawfully procuring U.S. citizenship in 2008. Continue Reading »
Convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh, 70, is deported to Jordan after pleading guilty to concealing her 1970 terrorism convictions when she applied for U.S. citizenship in 2004.
By the Associated Press
A Chicago Palestinian terrorist with a decades-old record of bombings in Jerusalem will be deported to Jordan on Tuesday, her spokesman said.
Supporters and community activists plan to gather at O’Hare International Airport before Rasmea Odeh, 70, departs for Jordan, said Hatem Abudayyeh, coordinator of her defense committee.
Rasmea Yousef Odeh – Photo: AP/Charles Rex Arbogast, File
Odeh pleaded guilty in April to concealing her convictions when she applied for US citizenship in Detroit in 2004. Continue Reading »