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Judicial Watch • JW 60 Seconds: Border Region Exploited by ISIS Finally Gets Fence

JW 60 Seconds: Border Region Exploited by ISIS Finally Gets Fence

JW 60 Seconds: Border Region Exploited by ISIS Finally Gets Fence

June 07, 2018

Back in 2015 Judicial Watch reported that ISIS cells are operating in the Santa Teresa region, just a few miles from El Paso, Texas in an area known as “Anapra” situated just west of Ciudad Juárez. Another ISIS cell to the west of Ciudad Juárez, in Puerto Palomas, targets the New Mexico towns of Columbus and Deming for easy access to the United States. The report was among the first in a series resulting from Judicial Watch’s ongoing investigation into the national security threats created by the porous southern border. State and federal Law enforcement officials on both sides of the border, including a Mexican Army field officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector, are among Judicial Watch’s sources. At the time, Mexican intelligence sources reported that ISIS planned to exploit the railways and airport facilities in the vicinity of Santa Teresa and that ISIS “spotters” were located in New Mexico’s East Potrillo Mountains.

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Back in 2015 Judicial Watch reported that ISIS cells are operating in the Santa Teresa region near El Paso, Texas. The report was among the first in a series resulting from Judicial Watch’s ongoing investigation into the national security threats created by the porous southern border.