Norway Is Deporting Radical Muslims And It’s Having A Powerful Effect. This Is Something the United States Needs To Learn.
Norway is fast becoming the model for dealing with illegal immigration and Islamic terrorism, and a bastion of hate and “Islamophobia” to the Left. According to The Local, in effort to step up efforts to combat terrorism and crime, Norwegian police have been utilizing “deportation” as a tool.
The initiative was started by Norway's most recently elected prime minister. “Iron” Erna Solber started the program to deport Muslims who have ties to radical groups. The number of deportations are quite significant.
At the end of 2014, Norway deported 7,100. That was up from 5,198 foreign citizens in 2013, and 3,958 in 2012. The head of Norway's Directorate of Immigration Frode Forfang explained the reason the uptick, according to The Local.
"We believe that one reason for the increase is that the police have become more conscious of using deportation as a tool to fight crime."
If those numbers seem rather larger, the National Police Immigration Service in Norway deported 825 people last October alone. They say that is a new record.
So, what has been the result of these measure? Well, besides claims of racism and Muslim hating, crime in Norway has decreased by 31%.
The NPIS feels the reason for the jump in numbers has been due to more resources, more staff and a change in “portfolio priorities”. Presumably, due to the program started by Norway's prime minister, reports indicate it has also become easier to deport those arrested back to Afghanistan and Nigeria.
Of those deported, Nigeria, Afghanistan, and Morocco had the highest numbers.
Apparently, the majority of those given the boot, had returned illegally after being deported in the first place. The rest had committed other crimes in Norway.
In America, we seem to rather turn a bline eye to terror cells and illegal immigration. Perhaps, if President Obama took a stronger stance on terrorism at home and took a more in-depth look at illegal immigration, America could kill two birds with one stone.
The U.S. should be keeping an eye on Norway's progress. If the government refuses to do anything, the American people and private sector should take the lead.