CBP deletes release about migrants on terrorism watch list over ‘national security’ concerns

CBP deletes release about migrants on terrorism watch list over ‘national security’ concerns


US Customs and Border Protection officials removed a press release from their website that announced the arrest of two Yemeni nationals on the terrorism watchlist who’d illegally crossed the border this year. 

Officials deleted the release because it “was not properly reviewed and contained certain disclosure and policy information related to national security,” CBP spokesman Justin Long told The Post Tuesday.

The press release, which is archived online on Wayback Machine, was originally published Monday but is no longer accessible on CBP’s website. When its link is clicked, readers are sent to a page that says “Access Denied” and “You are not authorized to access this page.” It’s not clear when the release was removed.

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The deleted release states that US Border Patrol agents from CBP’s El Centro sector in Southern California apprehended two Yemeni men in January and March that were found to be on the FBI’s terrorism watch list and the federal No-Fly list. 

The release included two

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