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Caride Introduces Measure Urging Congress to Deny American Citizens & Residents who Leave Country to Join Foreign Terrorist Groups Re-entry to the US
According to American intelligence officials, the number of Americans who have joined the rebel groups in Syria, including ISIS, has nearly doubled since January 2014(TRENTON) - Assemblywoman Marlene Caride (D-Bergen/Passaic) has introduced a resolution urging Congress to prohibit any United States citizen or resident who joins a foreign terror organization, including the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), from returning to the United States.
"By now we have seen the horrific videos. We are aware of the barbaric nature of terrorist organizations like ISIS and the lengths to which they will go to spread their gospel of hate. It is difficult to understand such depravity, but even more so to understand why American citizens would support a group that continues to terrorize and kill so many innocent people, including fellow American citizens," said Caride. "If these individuals are willing to leave their homes and go to a country that is foreign to them to join and fight for ISIS, what else will they be willing to do on their behalf upon returning to our country?
Additional Prieto-led Vocational Education Improvement Bills Get Final Legislative OKTwo Bills Also Sponsored by Jasey, Johnson, Caride, Mosquera, Diegnan, Watson Coleman, Fuentes & Benson
Two additional bills that were part of a sweeping vocational education improvement package sponsored by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto were approved Thursday by the Senate, meaning all seven bills of the bills have received final legislative approval.
"We cannot rest idle while businesses and jobs change and the global economy becomes more competitive," Prieto said. "In the end, this is all about jobs and a stronger economy, so we need to take steps such as these to ensure our state is at the cutting edge of educational offerings…"