JAILED IRAQI REFUGEES MIGHT BE SENT HOME.Byline: The New York Times
Several Iraqis who worked with the CIA CIA: see Central Intelligence Agency.
(1) (Confidentiality Integrity Authentication) The three important concerns with regards to information security. Encryption is used to provide confidentiality (privacy, secrecy). in a failed attempt to undermine Saddam Hussein and were offered refuge by the U.S. government are now in jail in California, facing expulsion from this country.
The proceedings against them are cloaked in secrecy, but court documents and interviews show that at least 13 of the refugees stand accused by the Immigration and Naturalization Service Noun 1. Immigration and Naturalization Service - an agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States
INS of being ``a danger to the security of the United States.''
Government officials and lawyers for the accused said the charges stem from the FBI's suspicions that some or all of them might be Iraqi spies or potential terrorists. The men are seeking political asylum in the United States, but if accusations are upheld by immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. judges, they could be deported, possibly to Iraq.
In telephone interviews from jail, four of the men insisted they had been falsely accused and were victims of fratricidal frat·ri·cide
1. The killing of one's brother or sister.
2. One who has killed one's brother or sister.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin infighting among the resistance groups, not secret agents for Saddam.
The refugees in custody in California include defectors from the Iraqi military who joined CIA-backed resistance groups, the Iraqi National Accord The Iraqi National Accord (INA) is an Iraqi political party founded by Iyad Allawi and Salah Omar Al-Ali in 1991. Al-Ali subsequently left the party after he realised the extent of Allawi's links to foreign intelligence agencies. and the Iraqi National Congress Noun 1. Iraqi National Congress - a heterogeneous collection of groups united in their opposition to Saddam Hussein's government of Iraq; formed in 1992 it is comprised of Sunni and Shiite Arabs and Kurds who hope to build a new government
INC . They fled their country with their families after the secret operation collapsed in disaster last year.
Ali Yasin Mohammed Karim, who said he was a 35-year-old doctor of radiology who worked with the Iraqi National Congress, said in a telephone interview from the Los Angeles County jail in Lancaster that his incarceration Confinement in a jail or prison; imprisonment.
Police officers and other law enforcement officers are authorized by federal, state, and local lawmakers to arrest and confine persons suspected of crimes. The judicial system is authorized to confine persons convicted of crimes. is ``a mystery to me.''
``We came to this land legally, on account of the U.S. government, and they put us inside of a jail,'' he said. ``We worked with people more important than the INS - with the CIA I am a doctor of radiology, not a radioactive substance.
``I have a death penalty against me from Saddam Hussein, so I think it is not possible that I am his agent. Where is the law? I came here legally. I did nothing wrong.''