Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants are flowing across the United States border.
The crisis has gotten so bad over recent years that Border Patrol is overwhelmed.
Virtually anyone can waltz across the border into America illegally without anybody realizing it, even radical Islamic terrorists like ISIS.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has long warned about the possibility of ISIS using the mass illegal immigration crisis as a Trojan Horse to sneak into the United States and launch attacks.
A high ranking Homeland Security official acknowledged this national security vulnerability, claiming that, “drug cartels were helping ISIS sneak across the southern border to scope out targets for terrorist attacks.”
Reports show that Shaykh Mahmood Omar Khabir, an ISIS operative, has been training jihadists close to the southern border for the past year.
An Italian newspaper recently reported that Khabir was bragging about how open the border region is in the U.S.
According to Khabir, he “could get in with a handful of men, and kill thousands of people in Texas or in Arizona in the space of a few hours.”
Of course, President Obama and Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have severely downplayed these concerns.
In fact, they’ve outright ignored security experts who are worried ISIS and other jihadist factions could easily launch attacks by crossing the unsecure southern border.
An investigative journalist outfit, Judicial Watch, confirmed the DHS reports that ISIS is operating and training for an attack across the border in Mexico.
Judicial Watch found evidence that, while the Obama administration denied terrorist activity across the US southern border, terrorist cells were actually operating in Mexico.
The evidence was backed up by “high-level law enforcement, intelligence and military sources on both sides of the border.”
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“An ISIS operative arrested and criminally charged in Ohio this month has confirmed that the terrorist group has cells in Mexico, according to federal authorities. Judicial Watch has reported this for years, documenting it in a series of articles as part of an ongoing investigation on the connection between drug cartels, corruption and terrorism on the southern border. In fact, last spring Judicial Watch broke a story about an ISIS camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas in an area known as “Anapra” situated just west of Ciudad Juárez in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
Though a number of high-level law enforcement, intelligence and military sources on both sides of the border have provided Judicial Watch with evidence that Islamic terrorist cells are operating in Mexico, the Obama administration has publicly denied it, both to Judicial Watch and in mainstream media outlets. Now we have a terrorism suspect in custody proudly affirming it. His name is Erick Jamal Hendricks and the U.S. has charged him with conspiring to provide ISIS and ISIL material support. Hendricks created a sleeper cell with at least ten members, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ), and claims that some of his jihadist “brothers” are just south of the U.S. border in Mexico. The 35-year-old lived for a short time in Charlotte, North Carolina and was arrested and charged in Ohio last week. Hendricks tried to “recruit people to train together and conduct terrorist attacks in the United States,” according to the government’s criminal complaint.
Hendricks contacted another ISIS operative, referred to as “CW-1”, who was arrested last summer, about working with him and several other terrorists to carry out attacks. “Hendricks allegedly told CW-1 that he ‘needed people’ and wanted to meet in person; that there were several ‘brothers’ located in Texas and Mexico; that he was attempting to ‘get brothers to meet face to face;’ and that he wanted ‘to get brothers to train together,’” according to a DOJ announcement. Hendricks and his sleeper cell targeted U.S. military members and a woman who organized a “Draw Muhammad” cartoon contest in Garland, Texas last May. Two men in body armor with assault rifles tried to carry out an attack in the Dallas suburb building where the event took place but were shot dead by police. The FBI says Hendricks was connected with the terrorism-related shooting. Federal prosecutors reveal that Hendricks vetted CW-1 by testing his religious knowledge and commitment to jihad, to die as a martyr and his desire to enter Jannah (paradise), the feds say.”