Rapacki, who founded and operates the security firm Sentinel Intelligence Service, LLC, in his latest report which was distributed on Tuesday to law enforcement, intelligence and threat assessment specialists especially in Arizona given the real possibility of incursions across the southern border of Arizona by Cuban Nationals.
“The Cuban Nationals join multiple others from countries, including Middle Eastern countries, known to host hostile elements toward America,” reports Dr. Rapacki.
The report claims that hostile gangs and terrorist groups have infiltrated the caravans of Central American immigrants attempting to cross the southern Border of the U.S.into Texas, Arizona, San Diego and New Mexico.
“Strong indicators are demonstrating these hostile and terrorist groups have no intention of arriving in America for a better life, but to join already existing such elements as reinforcements. U.S. Border Patrol Agents are performing above and beyond the call of duty in the most exceptional and professional manner,” noted Rapacki’s report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police’s researcher Jim Kouri.
On August 1, 2019, the Presidio Border Patrol Station encountered and arrested nine Cuban Nationals who were part of a larger group of “Give Ups.” (Note: Give Ups are immigrants who cross the border into the U.S. and immediately turn themselves over to Border Patrol agents or other U.S. law enforcement officers so they can begin the process of being allowed to remain in the country.)
El Paso Sector Intelligence have disseminated bulletins referencing increased Cuban National Incursions currently staged in the Ciudad Juarez, Mexico area, and they are considered “aggressive.”
Additionally, there is growing evidence that Cuban prison members may be included in these groups of Cuban Nationals.
In 2017, the Trump administration implemented increased vetting for refugees, citing security concerns; this slowed the process of admissions, according to Migration Policy Institute.
“President Trump reduced the number of refugees the United States accepts annually—first reducing the 110,000 level originally set for FY 2017 by the Obama administration to 50,000, then to 45,000 for FY 2018, and to a record low of 30,000 for FY 2019.
“Approximately 15,000 refugees had been resettled during the first seven months of FY 2019 (October 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019).”