FBI Investigating Approximately 300 Refugees For Terrorism

Daily News Article - March 7, 2017


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. In addition, how many investigations into potential domestic terrorists motivated by Islamic State are currently being investigated?

3. For what reason did Homeland Security officials reveal this information to reporters?

4. Officials would not provide details on their investigations - what information did they give reporters?

5. For what reason did the Trump administration place citizens from these 6 specific countries on the list for a temporary pause on travel to the U.S.?

6. Read the text of President Trump’s executive order imposing a temporary pause on the entry of nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, subject to categorical exceptions and case-by-case waivers at:

a) In section 1, under what authority from the U.S. Constitution and INA (Immigration and Nationality Act) does the president issue this order?
b) Re-read Section 1(d) to (i) - the end of section 1. Does the text here differ from news reports you have read/watched/heard on this topic? Explain your answer.