The United States has imposed several sanctions on Hamas since October 7 (Reuters)

The US House of Representatives voted by 422 votes on a draft law depriving members of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) of the benefits of US immigration law, while the two Democratic representatives: Cori Bush and Rashida Tlaib, voted against it.

The law prohibits any member who belongs to Hamas, or participated in the attacks of last October 7, from entering the United States.

It is also prohibited to grant members of the movement any exemption from deportation under US immigration law.

The law also includes members of Islamic Jihad and Lebanese Hezbollah, and foreigners who support their activities.

Representative Rashida Tlaib described the law as incitement against Palestinians, Arabs and Muslims.

It is noteworthy that the United States has imposed 3 rounds of sanctions on Hamas since the launch of the Al-Aqsa Flood Battle on October 7, the most recent of which was the US Treasury’s decision last November to impose sanctions on prominent leaders of the movement, including: leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar.

Source: Al Jazeera