Texas Sheriff Gary Painter said that law enforcement agencies along the “wide open” border have received alerts to be on the lookout for Islamic State terrorists crossing into the United States.
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, reiterated his concerns over terrorists flowing over the largely unsecured U.S.-Mexico border, recalling a former FBI director’s testimony that individuals may be taking Hispanic names to gain access through the southern border.
The Mexican army says it has found a new tunnel dug by drug smugglers under the border with the United States.
President Felipe Calderon on Thursday unveiled a “No More Weapons!” billboard made with crushed firearms and placed near the U.S. border. He urged the United States to stop the flow of weapons into Mexico.