Back in February I told you about Hoda Muthana, an American jihadi bride living in a refugee camp after fleeing ISIS’s last stand in Syria. She left Alabama in 2014 in order to join ISIS. She called for US Muslims to ‘spill all of the blood’ by launching terror attacks during Memorial Day events.
She claims she was “brainwashed” and made a big mistake. Read that whole story here.
Muthana then changed her mind and was begging the US to allow her to return home.
Thankfully a judge turned down her request.
NY Post reports that a judge ruled that America is under no obligation to let her back into the country. From their report:
Judge Reggie Walton (appointed by George W. Bush) found there was enough evidence to prove Muthana — the US-born mom who fled her home in Alabama to join the terror group in Syria in 2014 but has been begging to come back to the US — was born while her father was a Yemeni diplomat, BuzzFeed News reported.
The judge said Muthana’s father, Ahmed Ali Muthana, can’t provide financial support to either her or her 2-year-old son, Adam, who was born in ISIS territory, without facing potential charges of providing material support to terrorism.
Christina Jump, one of the lawyers representing the Muthana family, confirmed the judge’s ruling in a statement obtained by The Post.
“While we are disappointed with and disagree with the Court’s ruling today, this is not the end of our client’s legal options. We will wait to read the Court’s written opinion, and will evaluate our available options at that time,” Jump said.
Ahmed claimed in a lawsuit against the Trump administration that he surrendered his diplomatic status on June 2, 1994, months before his daughter was born in Hackensack, New Jersey. Her family said Hoda also had a legitimate passport when she left the US to join ISIS.
The Obama administration initially determined she was not a citizen and notified her family that it was revoking her passport in January 2016.
Babies born in the US are typically granted citizenship, but those born to foreign diplomatic officers are exceptions, under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
In previous interviews, Hoda, 25, has claimed she’s a “changed” woman who no longer holds the same ideology as ISIS followers.
“I hope America doesn’t think I’m a threat to them and I hope they can accept me,” she said in February, speaking from a refugee camp in northern Syria.
Read the whole story here.
Actions have consequences, girlfriend.