Under Secretary Clinton, U.S. Permanently Resettled 31,000 Somali Migrants
Reports have identified the suspect responsible for stabbing nine people at the Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota as Dahir Adan, a recent immigrant from Somalia.
According to Ahmed Adan, the suspect’s father, his son immigrated to the United States 15 years ago. As AP reported:
Ahmed Adan told the Star Tribune of Minneapolis that police told him Saturday night that his son, Dahir A. Adan, died at Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud… Ahmed Adan, who is Somali, says his son came to the U.S. 15 years ago and was was a student at St. Cloud Technical and Community College.
Between 2009 and 2013, while Hillary Clinton served as Secretary of State, the U.S. permanently resettled 31,000 Somali migrants on green cards, according to data from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
As Secretary of State, Clinton was in charge of screening visas for admission, which some foreign nationals could then adjust to receive green cards.
In total, during Clinton’s time as Secretary of State, the U.S. resettled 680,000 migrants from Muslim nations.