Northern border continues to outpace southwest border on terrorist-connected apprehensions

In fiscal 2023, there were 736 known or suspected terrorists (KSTs) apprehended at the northern and southwest borders, The Center Square first reported.

They represent the greatest number recorded in U.S. history.

A significant majority – 66% – were apprehended at the northern border, 487. By comparison, 249 were apprehended at the southwest border.

The trend continues in fiscal 2024, with KST northern border apprehensions outpacing those at the southwest border by a similar margin.

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