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Father of Alabama Woman Who Joined ISIS Sues Trump Administration for Her Return

The father of an Alabama woman who traveled to Syria and became the bride of an Islamic State fighter is suing the Trump administration to allow her return, after the president said she would be barred from entering the United States.

Ahmed Ali Muthana, father of Hoda Muthana, filed the lawsuit on Friday calling on the government to recognize his New Jersey-born daughter’s U.S. citizenship and that of her young son, arguing it should “make good faith efforts” to return them both.

The Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America filed the civil suit on Muthana’s behalf, while the former ISIS recruit turned proselytizer remains in a Syrian refugee camp.

Read more at NPR

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