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Colorado congressman gathers signatures to prevent deportation of Mosab Hassan Yousef

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Caroline May
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Rep. Doug Lamborn, Colorado Republican, has started gathering signatures in the House of Representatives to prevent the deportation of Mosab Hassan Yousef.

Currently a man without a country, the Department of Homeland Security is threatening the Christian convert, former spy for Israel and disowned son of jailed Hamas founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef with deportation.

Mosab, who wrote about his life’s saga and the evils of Hamas and Islam in his memoir “Son of Hamas,” announced on the “SONOFHAMAS” blog, “Now I am Homeland Security File # A 088 271 051…..and must be deported.” He announced that “On June 30, at 8 a.m., I have a hearing before Immigration Judge Rico J. Bartolomei at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration Court in San Diego.”

Having grown up in the heart of a terrorist organization, Mosab converted to Christianity and spent a decade spying on his father’s group — foiling myriad terrorist attacks and enabling the arrest of a number of high-ranking terrorist leaders.

What he’s said in “Son of Hamas” and in the press have far from endeared him to the followers of his former faith. Mosab spoke to Israeli newspaper Haaretz in February, saying, “Hamas cannot make peace with the Israelis. That is against what their God tells them,” He said. “Palestinians! They do not hesitate to massacre people in a mosque or to throw people from the 15th or 17th floor of a building, as they did during the coup in Gaza. The Israelis would never do such things. I tell you with certainty that the Israelis care about the Palestinians far more than the Hamas or Fatah leadership does.”

In March, Mosab explained the fallacy of the “moderate Muslim” to Sean Hannity. “The highest and most holy duty you can do for the God of Islam is jihad,” he said. “Their God is a terrorist and ignorant.”

If he is deported, Mosab, whose family has renounced him, would find himself back in the West Bank where the former subjects of his espionage will likely have gruesome plans for his return. Representative Lamborn, however, is working to nip that possibility in the bud with a letter addressed to the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano expressing support for Mosab.

Lamborn’s office told The Daily Caller that the congressman plans to present the letter to Napolitano sometime this week, before Mosab’s Wednesday hearing.

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  • truebearing

    Obama wants to give amnesty to millions of illegal aliens, mostly from Mexico, because he is assuming they will vote for him. He is disregarding the fact that they are ILLEGAL aliens and isn’t concerned about the societal/economic impact of 20,000,000 new citizens, as long as he gets their votes and stays in power.
    Obama and his merry band of Marxists agonized over sending the Uighurs, previously held in Guantanamo, back to China because even though they were captured in terrorist training camps, they might be put to death by the Chinese.
    Obama’s aunt was allowed to stay despite her illegal status.

    Now Obama is going to send a courageous former Muslim, who helped stop many serious terror attacks in Israel, and was instrumental in the arrests of dangerous high level terrorists, back to the fanatics he has so seriously damaged. As a Muslim, Obama knows full well that this is a gauranteed death sentence, after the vicious torture, of course.
    Why?
    Because Yousef helped the Israelis?
    Or is it because Yousef converted to Christianity?
    Or is it because the Obama administration is in secret negotiations with Hamas and Yousef is being used as a bargaining chip?
    Or is it all of the above? (my vote)

    Asylum has been granted in this country, forever, based on much less threat of political oppression, or death, than Yousef faces on the West Bank.

    This is nothing short of a Muslim political assassinatinon being facilitated by Obama, and it appears that it is motivated by some truly reprehensible motives.
    This is payback, and a chilling message directly from the Whitehouse to anyone who helps stop radical Islamic terrorists.
    This is an evil act of the lowest order and it will seriously damage our international moral standing and the cooperation from well meaning Muslims who oppose terrorism.
    This is yet another rung lower into the turpitude that is Obama.

  • suertecita

    I just recently read his book and I would strongly suggest to everyone to read it. Very, very good book.

  • thephranc

    Some how I think he has a better argument for asylum then Obamas illegal aunt.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Linda-Garner/100001025900862 Linda Garner

    Talk about mass amnesty is in the works at the white house so wouldn’t he qualify for being excused or is it only Muslims and Illegal aliens that qualify for mass amnesty?? OATHKEEPER!