Nadler & Thompson: New DHS/DOJ Terrorism Report is Misleading & Perpetuates Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Views
House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler and House Homeland Security Ranking Member Bennie Thompson today released a joint statement in response to amisleading report released by the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security regarding terrorism in America.
“Today, the Trump Administration released a report that purports to claim that foreign-born individuals commit terror at very high rates. This misleading report relies on manufactured data to perpetuate a myth that immigrants—specifically, those from Muslim countries—are dangerous elements within our country. The Administration then uses these falsehoods as reasoning and license for policies that promote the continued abuse of our rights and civil liberties.
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