Iraqi Military Trainer Caught Crossing Border, Speaks Russian

Iraqi Military Trainer Caught Crossing Border, Speaks Russian

Breitbart Texas has broken a story on an Iraqi man caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border into Texas this past Feb. 12. The Border Patrol agent that interviewed 31-year-old Ahmed Adnan Taha Al Khafaji stated there was reason to believe he had been sent by Russia due to his ability to speak Russian, being a military trainer and having lived in Crimea.

One wonders how he managed to get caught with the border completely wide open. You running late for a training session with your jihadist and/or Russian troops there, Mr. Khafaji?

He has one sister in the U.S., one in Turkey, three brothers in Turkey, one in Ukraine, one in New York State, and three brothers in Iraq, according to the leaked documents.

The Iraqi told U.S. authorities that he spoke fluent Russian and lived in Crimea prior to the Russian invasion. He further stated that a Ukrainian paid $4,000 for him to get to the U.S., however, the Iraqi refused to identify the Ukrainian to U.S. authorities.

The public statement given by Border Patrol at the time of the Iraqi’s apprehension stated, “On Thursday, February 12, 2015, RGV Border Patrol Agents encountered an adult Middle Eastern male south of Pharr, Texas. The subject was taken into custody and transported to the Border Patrol station for further processing. The subject was setup for Expedited Removal back to his country of origin and transferred to the custody of ICE/ERO.”

Breitbart Texas recently asked the Border Patrol agency about the specifics in this report and their spokesman for the Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) responded, “All record checks were conducted, our federal partners did interview the subject with no derogatory information being found.”

It is significant to note that Border Patrol processing an individual does not mean that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) actually deported the individual.

Breitbart Texas provides images of both leaked documents below. The second document contains copy-and-pasted information from the official report, according to the federal agent who provided the information. The typos in the report were contained in the original and therefore included. Breitbart Texas redacted the TECS ID number.


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