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This day in WND History: Dec. 15

Arabs still enter U.S. illegally from Mexico

Dec. 15, 2003: WND reported growing evidence Arab terrorists were continuing to use the Mexican border as an entry point into the U.S. over two years after 9/11 and in the midst of efforts by the Bush administration to effect broad-based amnesty for millions of illegal aliens.

An Arab-smuggling ring broken up in November 2003 that included a former Mexican diplomat who worked in Lebanon’s consular ministry office and gave out passports was only the most-recent evidence.

An Arabic journal found on the Mexican route to U.S., the legalization as a seasonal agricultural worker under the 1986 amnesty plan by the leader of the 1993 World Trade Center bombers, growing ties between radical reconquista Hispanics and Muslim radicals already pointed to a growing vulnerability on the southern border.

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