Friday, January 20, 2012

Napolitano: DHS Is Working with Mexico on ‘Special Interest Aliens’ Threat Along U.S.- Mexican Border

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Tuesday said her agency is working with Mexican officials on the threat posed by individuals from countries with terrorist links or “special interest aliens.’ Napolitano’s remarks came during a panel discussion in Washington about the global role of DHS in fighting terrorist threats to the United States, including efforts to stop threats abroad before they arrive at U.S. airports or seaports. asked the secretary about the threat posed by individuals linked to terrorist groups in countries such as Somalia and Yemen who might enter the U.S. from Canada or Mexico and how the DHS is tracking that threat. Napolitano said DHS is addressing that issue, “recognizing that there are many things that could transit these huge land borders that we have. “With respect to Mexico, we’ve been working very closely with them – there’s a whole category called SIAs – Special Interest Aliens is what it stands for,” Napolitano said, adding that DHS watches that category “very carefully...more

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

NBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, CNN have not covered this on any newscast. I guess it isn't true. Obama has not decided to release the word on this problem yet. Has to find something he can brag about. Went to Disney Land to see Micky Mouse and get some advice.