Saudi Students in U.S. Up More Than 500% Since Sept. 11, 2001

Terence P. Jeffrey
CNS News
4/21/2013

The number of Saudi Arabian students in the United States has increased by more than 500 percent since Sept. 11, 2001–when Hani Hanjour, a Saudi national who came here on a student visa flew American Airlines Flight 77 into the Pentagon, killing 189 people.

According to the Institute of International Education–whose numbers on foreign students in the United States are used in official reports published by the U.S. Department of Education–there were 5,579 Saudi nationals enrolled in U.S. institutions of higher education in the 2001-2002 school year. The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks took place near the beginning of that school year.

In the 2011-2012 school year, the most recent year for which data are available, there were 34,139 Saudi nationals enrolled in institutions of higher education in the United States.

The 34,139 Saudi Arabian students in the United States for the 2011-2012 school year was more than the total of 30,256 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the University of Connecticut this school year…

 

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Update: Meanwhile, in multiculti UK: Anglican school where 75% of the pupils are Muslim drops Christian hymns from assemblies

CAJ note: The Church of England is the state religion of which the Queen is the head. This is gonna be awkward.

 

Update 2: Janet Napolitano’s Major Admission: Saudi Student Was Put on Watchlist 

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano admitted Tuesday that a Saudi national once identified as a “person of interest” in the Boston Marathon bombings was put on a terror watchlist after the attack.

Last week, she refused to answer any questions about the Saudi, calling South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan’s inquiry “so full of misstatements and misapprehension that it’s just not worthy of an answer.”…

 

But wait! There’s more! Saudi News Site: Michelle Obama Visited Saudi National in Hospital on Thursday

 

Update 3Fox Lib Bob Beckel: Halt Student Visas From Muslim Countries Hostile To America…

 

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