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8 people with suspected ISIS ties arrested in Philly, NYC and LA

Posted on AllSides June 12th, 2024
From The Center
Defense and Security, Immigration, Border Control, ISIS, ICE

Eight individuals with suspected ties to ISIS were arrested after an investigation was carried out in Philadelphia, Los Angeles and New York City, according to ABC News sources. They remain in federal custody.

The suspects were reportedly from Tajikistan and crossed into the United States from the southern Mexico border in 2023.

ABC News has learned the suspects were initially allowed to enter the U.S. after being vetted and no national security issues were uncovered.

But sources say in recent weeks, authorities uncovered information indicating ties or affiliation with ISIS.

At least some...

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