15 people on terror watch list were captured sneaking across the southern border in May
Border Patrol agents recorded nabbing 15 illegal immigrants in May whose names popped a flag in Homeland Security’s terrorism screening database, according to data released by Homeland Security this week that showed the free-for-all at the southern border continues unabated.
All told, 50 people on the terrorism watchlist have been apprehended by agents as they sneaked in through the southern border this fiscal year. As of April, it was just 35.
The numbers were part of a late-night press release Wednesday, which showed overall encounters with illegal immigrants hitting new...