More fraud in Diversity Visa Lottery as feds move to strip citizenship from four Somalis

The Justice Department moved Monday to strip citizenship from four Somali immigrants who prosecutors say lied about being a family, and managed to defraud the Diversity Visa Lottery program that Republicans are aiming to nix.

The government says one woman, Fosia Abdi Adan, won the lottery in 2000 and then brought in two other people as her husband and children, using a fake marriage certificate.

The prosecutions come a week after the Diversity Lottery was in the news as the immigration program used by the suspect in last week’s terrorist truck attack in New York City.

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  • BillyHW

    Japanese and Somalis are not the same species.

  • marty_p

    The Jihadi Jackpot in Canada has much better odds.

  • canminuteman

    OT but a story implortant enough to follow. Maybe explains whey gold jumped today and oil is up over 56 for the first time in a long time.

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics/saudi-arabia-says-lebanon-declares-war-against-it-idUSKBN1D61SZ

    • tom_billesley

      Will Iran be providing Hezbollah with the same ballistic missiles as they have sent to the Houthi rebels in Yemen?

      • k1962

        They keep trying. That’s why Israel sometimes send their fighter jets into Syria, to blow up these weapons.

      • canminuteman

        Maybe. I suspect the missile brought down over Ryhad (sp?) recently was a Scud. They are cheap and plentiful, I’m sure they could get their hands on a few.

  • tom_billesley

    They can strip them of US citizenship but there’s no way they’re going to repatriate them to Somalia with the current judiciary.

    • k1962

      They’ll probably drop them off at our border.

    • Alain

      Hey, it will never come to that. They will take taxis to the Canadian border where they will be welcomed and even likely have the RCMP act as their personal porters.

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  • Shebel

    4 more new ,vibrant , inclusive, kinetic Canadians.

  • Watchman

    “Of course he’s a close relative: he my 15th cousin. By marriage. Genetic testing? Oh, his father was adopted.”