(Washington Examiner) Legal permanent resident “green cards” to Muslims have rocketed 29 percent under President Obama, a trend likely to increase due to the population explosions in the Muslim world, according to figures from the Department of Homeland Security.

An analysis of DHS data by the Immigration Reform Law Institute during the Obama administration found that 18 percent of all green cards, granting legal immigration residence, went to those from majority Muslim nations in fiscal year 2014, up from 14 percent the year Obama was elected. According to the analysis, immigrants from Muslim nations accounted for 178,403 of the 1 million green cards distributed in fiscal 2014, the last year data is available for.

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