No Sign Islamic State Trying to Sneak Across US Southern Border

Fears that Middle Eastern terrorists affiliated with Islamic State (IS) are trying to sneak into the United States from Mexico appear to be overblown.

U.S. counterterror officials tell VOA while they do have concerns about vulnerabilities along the southern border with Mexico, IS does not appear to have terrorist operatives embedded among the migrants making their way north.

"We do not see any evidence that ISIS or other Sunni terrorist groups are trying to infiltrate the southern U.S. border," a senior counterterrorism official told VOA on condition of anonymity. The official used an...

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By: VOA - Friday, 2 November

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