Huckabee: Ban ‘ALL Visas’ For Travelers From Islamic State Countries

Former Arkansas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee speaks to reporters in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee upped the ante on the anti-refugee response to Friday’s Paris attack. The 2016 candidate said not only should all Syrian refugees be prohibited from settling in America, but in a Time op-ed called for a ban on “ALL visas for travelers and tourists from any country with a significant ISIS or al-Qaeda presence.”

The op-ed also called Republicans who have called for a ban on only Muslim Syrian refugees “misguided,” as “terrorists will say anything to infiltrate America – including lying about their religion.”

Additionally, he used the Paris attacks to argue for Mexican border fence.

Paris should be a wake-up call for the Washington establishment and many in the GOP who support open borders and out-of-control amnesty,” he wrote.

So far, the attackers who have been identified from the Paris assault have all been European Union nationals, though a few of the assailants remain unidentified.

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