U.S. Border Patrol Arrest Two Yemeni Men on Terror Watch List Trying to Cross Border from Mexico
CBN - Two Yemeni men on a terrorism watch list were arrested in separate incidents after illegally crossing the border from Mexico into California, the U.S. Border Patrol announced Monday.
A 33-year-old man from Yemen was stopped on Jan. 29 a few miles from the Calexico Port of Entry, according to a statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP).
A cell phone SIM card was found hidden under the insole of his shoe, authorities said. He was later transferred into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to CBSN Los Angeles.
A 26-year-old man, also from Yemen, was arrested near the same port of entry on March 30 at approximately 11:30 pm.
Records checks determined that both men are on the FBI's terrorism watch list and the U.S. no-fly list, the USCBP said....READ MORE
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