This research deconstructs the smuggling systems that transport Islamic nation migrants, to divine their fail points. It examined 19 U.S. court prosecutions of smugglers to produce 20 findings of how smuggling functions, seven leverage points and 15 strategies for law enforcement intervention. … [Read more...] about Naval Postgraduate School Master’s degree thesis
The Border Infiltration Threat
Three Iraqis tell how they reached Texas boarder In 2009, ICE allowed Todd Bensman into the detention facility at Pearsall, Texas to interview three captured Iraqi Kurds. Their story shed rare public light on smuggling routes and methods of traveling from Iraq to Texas. August 24, 2009 · 10:52 AM UTCUpdated:May 30, 2010 · 9:05 AM EDTBy Todd Bensman PEARSALL, Texas — One fled the … [Read more...] about Iraqi border jumpers
When border security proponents justify post-9/11 initiatives, scoffing critics often throw down this challenge: Show me a single terrorist who crossed the border. There is Mahmoud Kourani, convicted in Michigan of supporting Hezbollah. But this 2008 article provides a starting benchmark of others who crossed the borders. It includes an addendum excerpting 2015 NPS thesis research. DEARBORN, … [Read more...] about Have Terrorists Crossed?