Three Yemeni men arrested while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Republican Yemen

Three Yemeni nationals were arrested this month on charges of illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

According to Washington Examiner, the authorities in Arizona apprehended the three men on the west side of San Luis on Wednesday and that they are going to face immigration violation charges.

“Yuma Sector agents conducted thorough interviews and screenings, which resulted in negative matches through the National Targeting Center and Terrorist Screening Center,” officials said.

This comes amid tightening crackdown on immigration by the Trump administration due to the health crisis resulted from the novel coronavirus.

Due to the scourge of war in Yemen, which broke out when Houthis staged a coup and stormed Sana’a in 2015, triggering the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in modern history, many young Yemenis put their lives in danger in search of a better life as they resort to illegal immigration.

Last year, sports journalist Mohammed Al-ahdal and olympic champion Helal Al-Haj died, in separate events, drowning in the Mediterranean Sea as they were illegally emigrating to Europe.

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