DHS Knows of Illegals With ISIS Ties But Can't Find Them

UPDATED: We have illegals getting smuggled into the United States who have ties to ISIS and the DHS admits that, out of the 400 they know of thus far, the whereabouts of 50 illegals are unknown.

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The Department of Homeland Security has identified over 400 immigrants who have come to the U.S. from Central Asia and elsewhere as “subjects of concern” because they were brought by an ISIS-affiliated human smuggling network, three U.S. officials tell NBC News.

While over 150 of them have been arrested, the whereabouts of over 50 remain unknown, the officials said, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking to arrest them on immigration charges when they are located.

“In this case, it was the information that suggested a potential tie to ISIS because of some of the individuals involved in [smuggling migrants to the border] that led us to want to take extra care,” said a senior Biden administration official, “and out of an abundance of caution make sure that we exercised our authority in the most expansive and appropriate way to mitigate risk because of this potential connection being made.” 

So…AFTER they are already in the United States and have been roaming around for who knows how long, suddenly DHS identifies FOUR HUNDRED illegals who have a highly suspect background? Tied to ISIS? 

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Now, suddenly the Biden Administration is being extra cautious? AFTER they are already here? 

According to O’Leary, ICE is likely looking to arrest these people even if there’s no evidence they are plotting a terrorist attack.

“I believe the [U.S.] is scrambling to locate these individuals, and using the immigration charges is not uncommon,” O’Leary said. “They are in violation of that law. And if you need to take somebody off the street, that’s a good approach to do it.”

Federal law enforcement agencies are “not panicking” about the group of people, but they have been identified as “subjects of concern,” and are prioritizing them for arrest out an an abundance of caution, two of the officials noted.

Well, doesn’t that make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside? We aren’t supposed to panic because the feds aren’t panicking. That’s just great. 

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