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UniquesNotUseful t1_iyayq2b wrote

Be interesting to see the figures before mobilisation.

These are not people fleeing a country and war they opposed, these are people fleeing because it now impacts them.


autotldr t1_iy83hko wrote

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 68%. (I'm a bot)

> The United States has seen a 4,500% rise in asylum requests from Russian nationals this year as Russia's war in Ukraine has forced critics to flee the country, The New York Times reported Monday.

> U.S. authorities processed 21,763 Russian asylum requests in October 2021-September 2022, compared with just 467 in the 2020 fiscal year, according to the publication.

> October 2022, the first full month after President Vladimir Putin announced a "Partial" mobilization of reservists, saw nearly 4,000 Russian asylum seekers enter the U.S. Russian asylum seekers and their lawyers interviewed by the newspaper said they faced mistreatment in immigration detention centers while awaiting their cases in court.

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BlueMonkOne t1_iya8hog wrote

While my heart goes out refugees in general, my brain is asking how many of these are spies.


mycall t1_iy83ihg wrote

Everyone in ICE should be fired and all new guards to take their place, preferably immigrant themselves.


ARedditor397 t1_iybhxvn wrote

Yes because what we want is more spies and national security threats to be let in our borders.


MrBubbles226 t1_iyf7orr wrote

It's a bold take Cotton, let's see how it plays out