Trump To End “Spread Of Islamic Barbarism” With ‘Ideological Tests’ For Immigrants
Problem solved? Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to propose an ideological test for immigrants to assess whether people looking to come into the country support American values, during his foreign policy speech this afternoon…
As The Hill reports, the GOP nominee will say the test to admit people into the country should ask the candidate about issues including religious freedom, gender equality and gay rights, according to The Associated Press.
The test, which would seek values such as tolerance and pluralism, would include questionnaires, social media assessments and interviews with friends and family.
Trump in his speech will call on replacing nation building with “foreign policy realism,”aides told the AP.
Trump will say the country needs to work with anyone who wants to defeat “radical Islamic terrorism.”
“Mr. Trump’s speech will explain that while we can’t choose our friends, we must always recognize our enemies,” Trump senior policy adviser Stephen Miller said Sunday, according to the AP.
The GOP nominee will also say the United States shouldn’t be issuing visas unless it’s able to carry out adequate screenings.
“As he laid out in his Orlando remarks, Mr. Trump will describe the need to temporarily suspend visa issuances to geographic regions with a history of exporting terrorism and where adequate checks and background vetting cannot occur,” – READ MORE