The attempted Manhattan subway terror attack: what we know so far

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A man detonated a pipe bomb in a subway near Times Square at around 7:30 am Monday, in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling “an attempted terrorist attack.”

The attacker is originally from Bangladesh, and the Trump administration seized on the attack as a reason to call for changes to the American immigration system, arguing that family-based immigration, which allows US citizens and permanent residents to bring certain family members to the United States, is responsible for the attacker’s presence in the country.

Here’s what we know about the attempted attack.

What we know

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