Border Patrol Released Immigrant on Terrorism Watch List Due to Processing Overwhelm: Retired ICE Agent

Border agents apprehended—but then released—an illegal immigrant who was on the FBI’s terrorism watchlist. The incident happened in Arizona in April 2022. It then took more than 2 weeks to take the potentially dangerous individual into custody due to a lack of coordination. NTD spoke to retired ICE special agent Victor Avila for his insight on the matter.

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