"Be-on-the-Lookout" Alert

If we’ve learned anything since 9/11, it’s this; when 11 Egyptian students granted entrance into the U.S. for educational purposes suddenly disappear in New York, worry about it.

Eleven Egyptian students who were supposed to travel to a Montana university after flying to JFK airport late last month disappeared in New York, spurring federal authorities to issue a nationwide alert, officials said yesterday.

The students – who were traveling with six classmates from Mansoura University in Egypt – had their student visas revoked for failing to show up at Montana State University in Bozeman, the officials said.

“At this point, all they have done is not show up for a scheduled academic program, and their visas have been revoked,” Kolko said.

“We do not know of any association with any terrorist or criminal groups. There is no threat associated with these men. We have simply asked law enforcement’s assistance in locating them so that the FBI and ICE may interview them.”

Rep. Peter King (R-L.I.), who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee, said the situation “has to be taken very seriously.”

“Having a number of students from an Arab country arriving on student visas and disappearing is cause for concern,” he said.

Here’s a question; how can Liberals search for these guys, six of which have ‘Mohammed’ somewhere in their name, without racial profiling?

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