Bob Beckel: We Should Stop Giving Student Visas to Muslims

Katie Pavlich

4/23/2013 2:29:00 PM - Katie Pavlich

Yesterday on Fox News' The Five, co-host and Democrat Bob Beckel suggested the United States stop giving out student visas to Muslims for a period of time. Video starts at 4:11:

"I think we really have to, given the fact that so many people hate us, that we're going to have to cut off Muslim students from coming to this country for some period of time so that we can at least absorb what we've got."

Shortly after the Boston Marathon bombing last week, immigration authorities admitted they not have the resources to "check up on" all of the student visas they issue in order to confirm recipients are in fact students and going to classes. The bottom line is, DHS should only be issuing as many visas as they have the resources to control. Clearly, that isn't the case now. As a reminder, the 9/11 terrorists carried out their attacks on expired visas. Some of them, were student visas.