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Former terrorist who lied on her immigration papers loses her US citizenship

Headline: “The US revokes a Palestinian fighter’s citizenship”

“Palestinian fighter Rasmieh Odeh (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2), 69, agreed to the American authorities’ plea deal, according to which she must leave the US and her citizenship will be taken from her.

According to a statement that was published by Odeh’s official [legal] defense team, she will not be imprisoned in the US, but will lose her American citizenship…

In 2015, Odeh was sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment in the US because she did not reveal the fact that she was convicted and held in the occupation’s prisons when she entered the country in 1995 and when she submitted a request for citizenship in 2004, but this sentence was later canceled.

Odeh was convicted of participating in a bombing in 1969 in Jerusalem, which led to the deaths of 2 and the wounding of nine others (sic., she wounded over 20). The ‘Israeli’ military court sentenced her to a life sentence (sic., 2 life sentences) in 1970 for two attacks on behalf of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). She served ten years of imprisonment before she was released in a prisoner exchange deal in 1980 (sic., 1979).”

 

Rasmieh Odeh is a Palestinian terrorist and member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror organization. In 1970, Odeh was convicted by the State of Israel for the murder of 2 civilians and other terror-related activity. She placed bombs in a Jerusalem supermarket on Feb. 21, 1969, and in the British Consulate in Jerusalem on two separate occasions: Feb. 21, 1969 and Feb. 25, 1969. In the supermarket bombing 2 Israelis were murdered and 20 injured. She received 2 life sentences in 1970, but was released in 1979 when Israel exchanged 76 terrorists for an Israeli soldier being held hostage in Lebanon. In 1995, Odeh entered the US hiding her Israeli criminal record from the US authorities, and received US citizenship in 2004. She served as Associate Director of the Arab American Action Network in Chicago, Illinois, and worked as an Obamacare Navigator. In 2013 she was arrested for immigration fraud. She was convicted in 2014 and her citizenship was annulled. Her sentence included 18 months in prison and subsequent deportation to Jordan. After one month in jail, Odeh was released on bond pending a new trial on Jan. 10, 2017, following an appeal to include evidence that was excluded in the first trial. The trial was later postponed to May 16, 2017. However, on March 25, 2017, Odeh accepted a plea deal to be stripped of US citizenship and deported in exchange for not serving jail time. While preparing for the trial, the US district prosecutor turned to PMW for evidence on Odeh's criminal past. PMW supplied incriminating video footage that documented her involvement in terrorist activity.

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