Mayorkas Won't Say How Many Illegal Immigrants Admitted Into US, During Tense Exchange With Sen. Johnson

Article subtitle: 
Official data show millions of 'inadmissible' immigrants, including hundreds of terrorists, have flooded the country since President Joe Biden took office.
Article author: 
Mark Tapscott
Article publisher: 
the Epoch Times
Article date: 
Friday, November 10, 2023
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas's steadfast refusal to say how many illegal immigrants have been allowed by federal immigration officials to enter the United States in recent years, or their current whereabouts, shows he knows that it's a national security threat but won't acknowledge it, according to Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.).

“The security threat is that we don't know who these people are—1.7 million known gotaways," Mr. Johnson told The Epoch Times. "We're just detecting them coming in. Plus, we have no idea where these people are. We just let 6 million people in this country, and we don't know a thing about them, [or] what they may be up to.

"In a dangerous world, that's a real threat to . . .