The Federal officials claim that another group of Syrian refugees has turned up into the immigration authorities along the border between the U.S. and Mexico. On Sunday, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed that the people identified them to the border agents in Laredo in South Texas on Friday. They comprised of a family of three and two other men.
The group was held to check their identities in the national security databases, and they turned for temporary detention to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Their arrival came following two Syrian families identified them to the border agents in Laredo on Tuesday. In both the instances, the men were taken to a detention center and the women along with children to another.
Millions of people have fled Syria in order to escape the war, and most of them went to Europe. It is not rare for the Syrians and other Middle East people to seek refuge in the U.S. via different routes. However, the Syrians getting detention in Texas comes at the time when the national security concerns are heightened from many governors as well as GOP presidential candidates opposing the federal plan to accept almost 10,000 refugees from Syria following the Paris attacks.
Last week, it was claimed that five Syrian refugees were trying to enter the United States with the help of stolen Greek passports, and they were detained in Honduras. There were no signs of links to the Paris attacks, claimed the police.
The Syrian men are kept under custody in Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital after they arrived from Costa Rica. They were planning to head to the border with Guatemala, and their passports were doctored in order to replace the photographs.
The police spokesman stated that they received information from the fellow police services that five Syrians left Greece, and they passed through the countries such as Turkey, Brazil, Argentina and San Jose before they reached Tegucigalpa.
The pressure to stop accepting the refugee from Syria is growing in the U.S. as the French authorities revealed that a Syrian passport was discovered close to the body of one of the terrorists killed during the Paris attacks.
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