604. 3/6/1993

On March 6, 1993, “The U.S. State Department finally took some responsibility for allowing [World Trade Center bombing conspirator Sheikh Omar Abdel] Rahman into the country in the first place. In a New York Times story, officials admitted that the U.S. embassy in Khartoum [Sudan] had overlooked the Sheikh’s presence on the Watch List when granting him a visa. Worse, after his visa was revoked, the INS [Immigration and Naturalization Service] office in Newark [New Jersey] mistakenly gave him a green card, granting Rahman permanent resident status.”

 – Peter Lance, 1000 Years For Revenge, Pages 193-194

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