(LATIMES) — For the second time in a week a group of Syrian migrants presented themselves at a Texas border crossing to seek asylum, evidence some say that more will be making the journey from Europe as anti-Syrian sentiment spreads after the Paris attacks.
Five Syrians arrived at the busy Laredo crossing on Friday -- two men, a couple and their child, according to a Homeland Security statement released Saturday.
“Officers took the group into custody and as a standard procedure, checked their identities against numerous law enforcement and national security related databases,” the statement said. “Records checks revealed no derogatory information about the individuals.”
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