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Afghan migrant on terror watchlist released into US by border agents

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2024
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has denied that border agents knowingly released an Afghan migrant on the national terrorist watchlist into the United States, saying it could not initially corroborate the man's identity before he was released. Agents initially apprehended 48-year-old Mohammad Kharwin in March 2023 after he crossed the US-Mexico border illegally through California. While agents for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suspected Kharwin might be the person of the same name on the terrorist watchlist managed by the FBI, they didn't have corroborating information to confirm it....

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