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Communism vs. Ismalami vs. Nazism

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Submitted by Robert (United States), Feb 22, 2017 at 18:26

After World War Two, the Immigration Office of the United States had a policy of prohibiting Nazis from immigrating to the United States. Some ex-Nazis lied on their applications. When caught in the deception such immigrats were subject to Deportation Proceedings.

I don't recall if the United States also vetted out Card-Carrying members of the Communist Party.

The Communists, as ids generally known, believed that only Revolution whch eliminate American Capitalism. So it follows that they were Violent and therefore Terrorists.

But what about the Muslim Brotherhood? It has renounced violence. Is it therefore no longer possible to deny them immigration, or visa, status, and to classify same as a Foreign Terrorist Organization?

In other words, does the Law of the USA need to be amended so that the Secretary of State can include the Muslim Brotherhood within the scope of the classification even though this foreign organization has renounced violence?

On the other hand, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has renounced violence as well, and although it may be withing the interests of the USA to declassify the PKK, it still remains on the list.

From that fact I think there is the argument that the Muslim Brotherhood may be so classified in spite of the allegation that it has renounced violence.

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