Border Patrol Stopped Chilling Number of People on Terrorist Watchlist at Southern Border in 2021

Article author: 
Abby Liebing
Article publisher: 
the Western Journal
Article date: 
Monday, April 18, 2022
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Customs and Border Protection data from last year show that the Border Patrol apprehended at least 23 people at the southern border who are on the U.S. terror watchlist.

Fox News’ Bill Melugin, who obtained the CBP data through a Freedom of Information Act request, reported Monday that between Jan. 20 and Dec. 27, 2021, the names of 23 individuals who attempted to come across the border matched individuals on the Terrorist Screening Database. . . .