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Iranians Win 4,453 'Diversity Visa' Applications to Immigrate to U.S.
Cnsnews ^ | October 14, 2011 | Matt Cover

Posted on 10/18/2011 8:21:55 AM PDT by opentalk

The State Department has awarded 4,453 permanent resident "Diversity Visa" applications to would-be immigrants from Iran, a state sponsor of terrorism that was recently implicated in a plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States.

The lottery program for Diversity Visas awards prospective immigrants with the chance to obtain a permanent residency visa. The 4,453 prospective Iranian immigrants will still have to pursue their visa applications on their own, according to the State Department’s website.

To be eligible, applicants must have at least a high school education or two years of work within the previous five years at a job that requires at least two years of training.

Iran’s intelligence services have been implicated in a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States by bombing a restaurant or public place in Washington, D.C.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: aliens; americasenemy; clinton; clinton4mullahs; clintontrojanhorse; destroygreatsatan; diversityvisas; enemywithin; hillary; iran; irandiversityvisas; islam; nationalsecurity; obama4mullahs; obamatrojanhorse; statedepartment; wot
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1 posted on 10/18/2011 8:21:57 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

That seems high, what was the total amount handed out each year?


2 posted on 10/18/2011 8:23:13 AM PDT by Roger_Wildcat
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To: opentalk

3 posted on 10/18/2011 8:23:38 AM PDT by Spruce
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To: opentalk

Tell them to go ahead and cross the Mexican border just like everybody else.


4 posted on 10/18/2011 8:23:59 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: opentalk

Wonder how many cells Iran has here?


5 posted on 10/18/2011 8:28:43 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: opentalk

More recruits for “Obama’s Army”.


6 posted on 10/18/2011 8:29:36 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: opentalk
The "Diversity Visa" lottery is a stupid program which should have been ended decades ago. It is nothing more than a PR stunt from the State Department.

The standards themselves are pretty low: a high school education OR employment in two out of the last five years. The high school education can be by third world standards which, admittedly, might be just as good as some places in the USA. The work experience can include anything from rag picking in Timbuktu to prison guard in Tehran.

The most stupid of all is that all eligible entrants are thrown into a single pot for random drawing. So, naturally, the overwhelming number of entrants are marginal candidates from eligible third world countries.

7 posted on 10/18/2011 8:32:10 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: opentalk
Ms. Clinton also was behind FAST and FURIOUS.

More DNC "gifts" against America which
should not be forgotten.

8 posted on 10/18/2011 8:35:36 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: opentalk

Would that be 4453 muzzies??


9 posted on 10/18/2011 8:38:05 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Vigilanteman

I’m sure the Iranian gov. will be happy to choose the folks to fill these spots, complete with documents and books on “How to construct a bomb”.


10 posted on 10/18/2011 8:38:07 AM PDT by WVNan (!)
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To: opentalk
To be eligible, applicants must have at least a high school education or two years of work within the previous five years at a job that requires at least two years of training.

Iran is proud of the fact that their Al Quds force consists exclusively of soldiers who required at least two years of training before rising to their job destabilizing the West and our allies. I wonder if State is subsidizing their travel costs to get here too.

11 posted on 10/18/2011 8:38:14 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Sacajaweau

I’m sure they’re all Zoroastrians...


12 posted on 10/18/2011 8:42:56 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: opentalk

Some of those Iranians will no doubt be thanking God for their deliverance from the prison state of Iran, but mixed in among them will be terrorists who can’t wait to get to the U.S. and start planning attacks on us.

The State Department’s loyalty to the U.S. is high questionable in my judgment. They’ve long perceived that their job is to explain other nations to the U.S., rather than explain the U.S. to other nations.


13 posted on 10/18/2011 8:44:28 AM PDT by American Quilter (Herman Cain for President: a conservative with 40 years of executive experience.)
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To: EEGator

Throw in the Baha’i, Christians, and the 4 remaining Jews, and I’d be OK with that.


14 posted on 10/18/2011 8:46:45 AM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: opentalk
Obama does it every year...and includes, on purpose, countries that are listed as "State Sponsors of Terrorism" because they have low immigration rates to the US.

This is simply insane. The "State Sponsors of Terror," will make sure the people they allow to come "meet" our requirements, but you can be sure they are sleeper cell types and to consider anything else is not only wrecklessly blind, it borders on treason IMHO.

STATE DEPARTMENT ISSUES ANNUAL "DIVERSITY VISAS" TO TERRORIST COUNTRIES

15 posted on 10/18/2011 8:47:58 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: WVNan

For the record, individuals submit the applications, not the governments and the winners are chosen at random. However, when you accept applications from countries filled with anti-American zealots, it should be no surprise when most of the winners are also anti-American zealots.


16 posted on 10/18/2011 8:48:16 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: opentalk

Tag ‘em and track ‘em


17 posted on 10/18/2011 8:50:16 AM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: VanShuyten

We should be so lucky to get no muzzies. However, I’m sure they’ll make up 98% of the visas.


18 posted on 10/18/2011 8:51:17 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: American Quilter
They’ve long perceived that their job is to explain other nations to the U.S., rather than explain the U.S. to other nations.

George Schultz, Reagan's Secretary of State, was one of the few exceptions to this rule.

New recruits were asked to report to the chief for a brief exchange before they reported to their first foreign posting. Schultz had a globe on his desk and asked them to point to the country which they would be representing. Inevitably, the new recruit would point to their assigned post.

Schultz would rise from his desk, stick his finger on the United States and shout "No! Dammit! That is where you will be posted! This is the country you will be representing! Don't you ever forget it!"

19 posted on 10/18/2011 8:55:27 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Jeff Head
from your link, the State Department has increased the number to Iran

last year, ..the State Department awarded 2,427 Diversity Visas to people from Iran, Syria and Sudan — 1,842 for Iran; 553 for Sudan; and 32 for Syria

20 posted on 10/18/2011 9:02:26 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

how many scots were awarded such visas?

how many northern Europeans?


21 posted on 10/18/2011 9:02:36 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Vigilanteman

Again, I compare our immigration system to the Australian model...and we come up glaringly and completely short.


22 posted on 10/18/2011 9:04:20 AM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: opentalk

This is a very dangerous program that needed to be ended yesterday.

All of the talk of what to do with Mexican illegals seems suddenly foolish when you stop to realize that we are granting LEGAL status to tens of thousands of immigrants from Islamic terror hellholes each and every year.


23 posted on 10/18/2011 9:04:43 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: VanShuyten

[ Throw in the Baha’i, Christians, and the 4 remaining Jews, and I’d be OK with that. ]

I would be all for that too, bring over all the “infidels” from the ROPer countries in the middle east.

I worked with someone who was a Christian Iraqi, (She moved over here in the late 80’s) she was a very gentle and kind soul.


24 posted on 10/18/2011 9:05:28 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: EEGator

[ I’m sure they’re all Zoroastrians... ]

After what the ROP has done to the Zoroastrians I will never forgive the ROP for that.


25 posted on 10/18/2011 9:06:01 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Vigilanteman
The standards themselves are pretty low: a high school education OR employment in two out of the last five years.

I spoke with an Irishman once who (honest to Pete) told me he had entered the lottery because he had been dared to by his mates in a pub.

Once he won he thought "ah, what the hell, I may as well go over".

26 posted on 10/18/2011 9:06:41 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: opentalk
"Diversity Visa"

I assume that means radical Iranian Muslims, since, we have enough moderate Iranian Muslims.

27 posted on 10/18/2011 9:07:10 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (I'll follow an eloquent Allen West out of hell.)
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To: Pollster1

That picture will make a nice target for the range, blown up to proportional size.

Thank you!


28 posted on 10/18/2011 9:15:08 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I’d rather have 4453 more Irishmen than one more muslim, quite frankly.


29 posted on 10/18/2011 9:16:22 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Jeff Head
Also from your link post#15, Iran received the largest percentage of the visas,

--For 2012, the State Department, along with registrations from people in other countries, selected 4,453 applicants from Iran; 292 from Cuba; 757 from Sudan; and 160 from Syria. (Total: 5,662.)---

The State Department, has pushed gay pride activities in our embassies, Bought and push the 911 ground zero Imams book, complained about civil rights issues in AZ while in China... Their priorities are very anti-traditional American. (IMO)

30 posted on 10/18/2011 9:16:22 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I’d rather have 4453 more Irishmen come over here than one more muslim, quite frankly.


31 posted on 10/18/2011 9:16:37 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: sten
how many scots were awarded such visas?

Probably none. The visa lottery is only for "under-represented groups".

32 posted on 10/18/2011 9:18:37 AM PDT by Will88
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To: NFHale
I’d rather have 4453 more Irishmen come over here than one more muslim, quite frankly.

"We'll give some land to the n----s and the chi--s.....BUT WE DON'T WANT THE IRISH!"

33 posted on 10/18/2011 9:19:48 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

?!?!?What is THAT from??!?!?

That gets me Irish blood fired up...


34 posted on 10/18/2011 9:22:37 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

Blazing Saddles.


35 posted on 10/18/2011 9:23:51 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Vigilanteman

Is that really a true story about Schultz?


36 posted on 10/18/2011 9:24:30 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: opentalk

duhbummer is building his army in front of our faces..


37 posted on 10/18/2011 9:26:12 AM PDT by aces
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To: GraceG

The ROP has done nothing of any good for anyone.


38 posted on 10/18/2011 9:26:48 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: opentalk

Obama sendind the signal that America roll over and play dead.


39 posted on 10/18/2011 9:28:01 AM PDT by Crucial
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To: nuconvert
I suspect it is. The story is legendary among the comparatively tiny number of state department employees who have America's best interests at heart.

I was personally acquainted with few of them when I worked in Japan and my former company was called on to assist American companies in selling into Japan.

I'm not so sure if this is still the case, but back then I was told that the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo was second only to Saudi Arabia in the number of staff.

40 posted on 10/18/2011 9:32:36 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: opentalk
I am happy to see our State Department hard at work rectifying a very serious discrimination problem here in Maine.

Hard as it is to believe, my town does not have one Muslim Lesbian. Not a damned 1! How the hell are we supposed to compete in sophisticated international markets? There was a place that had an espresso machine, but until we have a gay Muslim outreach program, we will never be another Seattle.

Perhaps Stimulus Funds could be used to get a circuit-riding Muslim Lesbian who could cover several towns trying to survive these harsh economic times. Hell, we would even settle for an Asian Transgendered person. (We do have a cross-dresser, thank you.)

41 posted on 10/18/2011 9:36:12 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Romney: Now ! Brand New !! The Obama Puppet Available in White !!)
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To: dfwgator

Okay....

Believe it or not, I’ve NEVER seen that movie.

“Young Frankenstein”, yes...”Blazing Saddles”, no.


42 posted on 10/18/2011 9:38:41 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

How did you get into FR? Don’t you know to become a Freeper you first have to pass the Blazing Saddles Trivia Test?


43 posted on 10/18/2011 9:39:59 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Vigilanteman

“..Schultz would rise from his desk, stick his finger on the United States and shout “No! Dammit! That is where you will be posted! This is the country you will be representing! Don’t you ever forget it!”...”

Ahh, for the good old days, when AMERICANS ran things around here...instead of the POS we have now.


44 posted on 10/18/2011 9:41:12 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Crucial

I was thinking the same thing. The message that make sense is 0.


45 posted on 10/18/2011 9:44:21 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

make= makes


46 posted on 10/18/2011 9:45:35 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk
Dont worry, they're pretty easy to spot . . . ▲
47 posted on 10/18/2011 9:54:20 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing)
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To: dfwgator

“...How did you get into FR? ...”

I snuck over the southern border, following a pack of crazed dwarf albanian haberdashers...and believe me, it was NO picnic...

Still picking cactus needles outta my Byootoks...and polyester leisure suits do NOT reflect the heat very well, lemme tell ya...


48 posted on 10/18/2011 9:56:41 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: opentalk
They are indeed anti-America. Our President and those in his administration and far too many in the House and Senate and State Houses are, IMHO, sappers within the perimeter and doing all in their power to destroy America and our traditional way of life...meaning life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness according to the Judaeo-Christian moral ethic and fundamental values this nation was founded upon and has prospered upon.

In short, they are progressive marxist ideologs whose "fundamental change" of America means destroying it and the way of life as we and our fathers and forefathers have known it.

in 2012 we have perhaps the best opportunity in decades to significantly turn it back and set it on its proper and intended course. I pray God in Heave that we do not let the opportunity pass, or be taken from us by the scheming and manipulations of those we are fighting against.

49 posted on 10/18/2011 10:05:09 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: sten

ha ha; you think Scots or Northern Europeans want to come here?


50 posted on 10/18/2011 10:14:02 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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