Terrorists Are Not Crossing the Mexican Border

Alex NowrastehMany politicians are worried that terrorists hidden among the illegal immigrants, asylum seekers, and unaccompanied alien children are currently crossing the Southwest border from Mexico. The most recent example is abrutal grilling of Department of Homeland Security secretary Alejandro Mayorkas by Representative Dan Bishop (R-NC). In that interview, the secretary even stated that “known or suspected terrorist — KST is the acronym that we use — individuals who match that profile have tried to cross the border, the land border, have tried to travel by air into the United States not only this year, but last year, the year prior, so on and so forth.”Here are the facts about terrorists crossing the border from Mexico:Zero people have been killed or injured in attacks on U.S. soil committed by terrorists who illegally crossed the Southwest. From 1975 through the end of 2020, only nine people convicted of planning a terrorist attack entered the United States illegally – some of them on ships, airplanes, and walking across the border. For instance, the most serious case wasWalid Kabbani who walked across the Canadian border with a bomb in 1987 and was immediately arrested. Only three of the nine who entered illegally came across the border with Mexico as young children in 1984, 23 years before they were arrested for a comically planned terrorist attack on Fort Dix in 2007. They wereShain Duka, Britan Duka, and Eljvir Duka.The reporting about whether terrorists...
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