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State Department: Alabama ISIS bride banned from returning to America

Hoda Muthana, who left Hoover in 2014 to join ISIS in Syria, will not be allowed to return to the United States, despite begging to return to her family in Alabama with her son.

According to Fox News White House correspondent Kevin Corke, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters Wednesday afternoon that Muthana is not an American.

“Ms. [Muthana] is not a U.S. citizen and will not be admitted into the U.S. She does not have any legal basis, no valid passport, no right to a passport, nor any visa to travel to the U.S.,” Pompeo said.

Corke advised that Muthana is the daughter of Yemeni immigrants. While she attended high school in Alabama, the ISIS bride “is NOT an American.”

This came after Muthana took her pleas to return to America to ABC News, which broadcast an interview with her Tuesday night in primetime.

Muthana has previously advocated for brutal terror attacks against the U.S. homeland.

Update 3:07 p.m.:

President Donald Trump tweeted about Muthana, saying he instructed Pompeo to not allow her to return to the country.

Sean Ross is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn

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