The Obama administration has "no way of knowing" which illegal aliens have overstayed their visas — and that's perhaps far more dangerous than those who are crossing the southern border, political strategist Dick Morris told Newsmax TV
"None of the 9/11 terrorists came over the Rio Grande. They all came from visa overstays," Morris said on the premiere episode of "Dennis Michael Lynch: Unfiltered."
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"There are two ways that illegal immigrants come into the U.S." Morris said. "They go over the border, which is about two-thirds of them, or they come here legally on a visa and they overstay the 90 days or whatever.
"That's about a third. All of the political attention is on the first group, none on the second group — and yet that's where the terrorists are."
Morris is the co-author of The New York Times best-seller, "Power Grab: Obama's Dangerous Plan for a One-Party Nation."
"We have a meticulous system of making sure we keep a record of everybody that comes into the country, but none of who leaves," Morris told Lynch. "There was a pilot program that was set up for nine or 10 cities to monitor the ones who go out. Obama canceled it. It doesn't exist anymore.
"We have no way of knowing who's overstayed. No way and, therefore, no way of rounding them up. That is the national security issue.
"Immigration over the border may become a national security issue, but what really scares me is those visa overstays."
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