The presence of a small coterie of Alquada and ISIS types have everyone's knickers in a knot.
But the real danger is not being reported: That drug gangs are infiltrating even the smallest US towns, bringing drugs and death in their wake.
From the Boston Globe:
religious leaders and parishioners vowed to steer youths toward positive outlets just days after 56 members of the MS-13 gang were indicted on charges of murder, drug-trafficking, and other crimes.
wikipedia article on this gang HERE.
FBI assessment (2011) on gangs HERE.
gangs are an equal opportunity employer, including locals and immigrants, including groups not usually associated with crime, like Asian gangs and of course white upremacist gangs.
but local people are presumably integrated into the local population: The danger is when outsiders come in and recruit new members (I should note that many boys will join simply to stay safe, but get seduced into criminal activity).
which is why the open border is such a worry
and the porous border is a major worry:
update: After posting this, I ran across an article saying Trump noticed the same things. Well, good for him. But the answer is not to stop refugees and people trying to find work, but maybe to screen those entering the country better. I mean, when 80 percent of the "refugees" entering Europe are young men often not from Syria, maybe they aren't really refugees?
In the meanwhile, my son, a Colombian citizen who owns his own business, was refused a visitor visa, because he was at risk for overstaying his visa (and getting a job in the USA).