President Donald Trump said yesterday that Hoda Muthana, an Alabama woman who joined the terror group in 2014, would not be allowed back into America. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agreed, saying the 24-year-old was not a citizen, though he didn’t provide a rationale for the decision. Muthana, who traveled to Turkey on a U.S. passport, is living in a Syrian refugee camp with her young son.
Will this be challenged? Most definitely: Although her father was a Yemeni diplomat — which would disqualify her from birthright citizenship — he reportedly stepped down before she was born.
Read this OZY story on ISIS brides trying to reach home.