Dozens of Afghan evacuees flagged by DHS as potential security threats
Over 40 Afghan refugees have been flagged by the Department of Homeland Security as potential national security threats as tens of thousands of refugees from the war-torn country are poised to resettle in the United States.
U.S. has flagged 44 Afghan evacuees as potential national security risks over the past two weeks, vetting reports show
Officials said that evacuees who have been flagged for additional checks or denied admission to the United States show how the vetting process is working.
44 Afghan Refugees Seen as Potential Security Risks
"The Department of Homeland Security flagged 44 Afghan evacuees as potential national security risks during the past two weeks as the government screened tens of thousands for resettlement in the United States," the Washington Post reports.