The administration of U.S. President Donald trump decided to expel the detainees are Iraqi Christians, illegal immigrants. It is reported by Politico.
According to the newspaper, over the weekend of 10-11 June, the staff of migration service detained in Michigan, dozens of Iraqi Christians for various violations of the regime: for example, an expired visa and committed crimes and ordered their expulsion.
“The Agency has arrested a number of Iraqi citizens, each of whom were accused of crimes, including murder, rape, assault, kidnapping, burglary, drug trafficking, assault with intent, sexual violence, illegal possession of weapons and other”, — explained in the immigration service, saying that the expulsion decision was taken after careful consideration of each individual case.
Human rights activists and Christians are concerned that their expulsion to Iraq can be smertelno threat. “In fact, it’s a death sentence,” — said the Congressman-Democrat Anna Eshoo. According to critics, in his native country expelled may be subjected to persecution on religious grounds.
During the election campaign and after winning the election, trump and his associates talked about the fact that in the middle East Christianity has been exposed to large-scale oppression, and the followers of the religion to genocide on the part of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia).