US Apprehending Terror Suspects at Border Is ‘Rare,’ White House SaysEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

U.S. agents apprehending terror suspects at the southern border is not typical, the White House said on Tuesday. “Encounters of known and suspected terrorists are very uncommon,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington. “They do underscore the importance of the critical work done by those at the border. DHS works not just at the border as you know but also with international partners to share intelligence and other information, including to prevent individuals on certain watchlists from entering the United States. They adjudicate individuals encountered at and between ports of entry against several classified and unclassified databases. So while this is rare, it is a reflection of them doing their jobs,” she added. She referred to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for more information. CBP officers captured two Yemeni men who are on the FBI’s Terrorism Watch List …Read More

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