Why immigration remains one of, if not the top threat to America. via Somali with suspected terrorism ties pleads guilty – San Antonio Express-News.
A Somali man with suspected terrorism ties pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to an immigration judge in a failed bid to get asylum, and to FBI agents investigating his links to terrorist groups.
Abdullah Omar Fidse surprised prosecutors Wednesday when his lawyer announced he wanted to plead guilty to two charges of making false statements.
His hearing before Chief U.S. District Judge Fred Biery initially was meant to take up a motion to dismiss an indictment that could have left him facing more than 30 years in prison. With his guilty plea, he now faces up to 10 years.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Roomberg told the judge the government is prepared to offer evidence in four other counts against Fidse, including obstruction of justice, which…
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