Whatever happened to indicted Uzbek refugee alleged terrorist Jamshid Muhtorov?

Recently when I told you about another Uzbek refugee already in prison on terror charges after a guilty verdict in an Idaho trial, here, I wondered what happened to Jamshid Muhtorov who I wrote about in 2012, here.  By the way, the Idaho Uzbek refugee, Fazliddin Kurbanov, made news again when he attempted to kill the … Continue reading Whatever happened to indicted Uzbek refugee alleged terrorist Jamshid Muhtorov?

Another Uzbek refugee sentenced to prison on terrorism charges

We have reported on the case of Jamshid Muhtorov for several years, click here for background.  The other Uzbek jihadist making the news lately is Fazliddin Kurbanov. Yesterday a judge in Colorado sentenced Muhtorov to 11 years for conspiring to aid a terrorist group in Uzbekistan.  The AP story is entitled: Uzbek refugee given 11 years … Continue reading Another Uzbek refugee sentenced to prison on terrorism charges

Trial opens in case of another Uzbek refugee charged with plotting terror in his home country

We remember when Jamshid Muhtorov was arrested attempting to leave the country in 2012 and I have wondered what the heck was going on that his case was not going to trial. Before reading on, you might want to revisit another notorious case of an Uzbek refugee sentenced to prison in Idaho who subsequently tried to … Continue reading Trial opens in case of another Uzbek refugee charged with plotting terror in his home country

Another Uzbek refugee on trial on terror charges

I’m getting sick of these Uzbek refugees who should never have been admitted to the US under questionable circumstances in the first place—both George W. Bush and Obama were doing it! Uzbekistan is a Muslim country, supposedly moderate, so the refugees we got are apparently the trouble makers the moderate government wanted removed.  Our Presidents … Continue reading Another Uzbek refugee on trial on terror charges

Senator Rand Paul: ‘Immigration reform’ must include improved security measures

Paul: Refugee program deserves more scrutiny! After reading the opening paragraphs of Paul’s op-ed in the Washington Times today, one might think Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has been reading RRW!  All of the cases he cites have been reported on these pages! Fazliddin Kurbanov is from Uzbekistan, a Central Asian country that borders Afghanistan. This … Continue reading Senator Rand Paul: ‘Immigration reform’ must include improved security measures

Colorado: Uzbek refugee arrested on terror charges

Update Feb 8th:  Suspect pleads not guilty, here. Update Feb 3:  Muhtarov says he is innocent, here. Update Feb 2:  A blogger has a  much more detailed account of what might be going on with this terrorist suspect and the US government, but his post raises more questions then it answers. Update Feb. 1:  Washington … Continue reading Colorado: Uzbek refugee arrested on terror charges

Jihadist Uzbek Diversity Visa Lottery winner kills eight near World Trade Center

You don’t need me to give you that news, but let’s first talk about the Diversity Visa Lottery (aka Green card lottery) which we have discussed often on these pages over the previous ten years.  It is one more LEGAL immigration program that must go! (Here is my archive on the program.  And, I’ll say it again. … Continue reading Jihadist Uzbek Diversity Visa Lottery winner kills eight near World Trade Center

One more article about how refugee program slowed by stepped-up security checks

I’ve lost track of how many times we have heard the story about how refugee resettlement has slowed due to the discovery that some terrorists might get into the US through the program.  This incarnation is from the Denver Post a couple of days ago and I feel obligated to post it, if for no … Continue reading One more article about how refugee program slowed by stepped-up security checks