The Obama administration admits that as many as 60,000 foreign nationals may have come to the United States on student visas and simply disappeared.
At least 6,000 are being investigated by Homeland Security, Fox News’ Shannon Bream told Megyn Kelly Wednesday on “The Kelly File.”
Cleaning up the student visa system was one of the 9/11 commission’s top priorities since the 9/11 terrorists entered the country through that system. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement take issue with criticism, saying it has made numerous improvements to the system since the attacks.
Schools are required to keep track of the students, but because a significant profit is made from foreign student tuition, administrators will look the other way if a student doesn’t show for class.
U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said the student visa system has been “a serious issue” for years.
The president has played down the terror threat, Kelly said, adding that he said “was not a threat to the homeland,” but he has now penned an op-ed with British Prime Minister David Cameron saying the latest developments do threaten U.S. security.
“Congressman, my head is going to explode,” she said. “Which is it? They are a threat to the homeland, or they are not?”
King said that they absolutely are a threat.
“I’m worried whether it’s 9/11 or not,” King said. “I’m very concerned.”
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