Update: After posting about the five Syrians caught in Honduras, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol claimed that they had caught 8 Syrians attempting to cross the Mexican border into Texas. The story has been confirmed by The Department of Homeland Security. Breitbart.com reports here:
Two federal agents operating under the umbrella of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are claiming that eight Syrian illegal aliens attempted to enter Texas from Mexico in the Laredo Sector. The federal agents spoke with Breitbart Texas on the condition of anonymity, however, a local president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) confirmed that Laredo Border Patrol agents have been officially contacting the organization with concerns over reports from other federal agents about Syrians illegally entering the country in the Laredo Sector. The reports have caused a stir among the sector’s Border Patrol agents.
Honduras has arrested five Syrians with stolen Greek passports attempting to make their way to the United States. Could these have been ISIS members attempting to infiltrate America to conduct terrorist attacks? FoxNews.com reports:
Police in Honduras caught five Syrians who were trying to make their way to the United States with stolen and doctored passports, a law enforcement spokesman for the Central American country said Wednesday.
Police spokesman Anibal Baca told the Associated Press the men were detained on Tuesday at the Tegucigalpa International Airport on an alert from Interpol about the passports.
He said the international organization followed the group from Syria, to Lebanon and Turkey, then on to Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica and Honduras.