CNN Muslim majority countries included are Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Eritrea (50% Muslim), as well as one Buddhist country, Cambodia. The four countries, according to a DHS source close to the deliberations — come from a running list of countries the US designates as “recalcitrant” for not accepting, or delaying, repatriation of their own citizens after the US has tried to deport them.
But that’s not all: “There are at least 23 (mostly Muslim) countries that refuse to take their people back after they’ve been ordered to leave the United States, including large numbers of violent criminals. They won’t take them back. So we say, ‘OK, we’ll keep them.’ Not going to happen with me, not going to happen with me,” Trump said in an August 2016 speech.
H/t reader kevin a.
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