At least 15 known Islamic terrorists have been arrested trying to jump southwest border

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Liberty Unyielding
Article date: 
29 November 2018
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National News
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More than a dozen suspected terrorists or people with close ties to Islamic militant groups have been arrested after trying to enter the country through the southwest border, according to an analysis of public records released Tuesday.

Since 2001, there have been at least 15 confirmed cases in which members of terrorist groups, including the Islamic State and al-Shabaab, were encountered at the U.S.-Mexico border or shortly after crossing illegally, says the report from the Center for Immigration Studies.

The individuals were among the thousands of so-called “special interest aliens” — people from countries beset by terrorism  — that are apprehended at the southern border on an annual basis....