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KKK flyers in Maryland: Faith groups decry hate campaign linking Jews to illegal immigration

KKK flyers in Maryland: Faith groups decry hate campaign linking Jews to illegal immigration

Scattered around Main Street in Ellicott City, dropped on driveways in Eldersburg and on sidewalks, lawns and cars in Sykesville, Glen Burnie, Lothian and South Baltimore, the flyers from the Ku Klux Klan spewed a hateful and increasingly familiar message:

That an alleged influx of criminal, uneducated and burdensome immigrants from Mexico is part of “The Jew’s Open Border Policy.”

It is a sentiment that has circulated recently in right-wing circles, often under the guise of an unfounded conspiracy theory that Jewish philanthropist George Soros is funding a caravan of immigrants from Central America — something President Donald Trump has said wouldn’t surprise...

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