Report: ISIS developed 'sophisticated' system of immigration

Report: ISIS developed 'sophisticated' system of immigration
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The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria developed a sophisticated travel system that included passports approved by a "department of immigration," The Guardian reported on Sunday.

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The report found that members of ISIS were running a “sophisticated immigration program” along the borders of Syrian and Turkey, where fighters could move freely with passenger manifests stamped by the group’s internal “department of immigration” and “department of transport.”

The passports have the names, dates of birth, birthplace, and ID numbers for ISIS members, according to the report.

The passengers could move freely with the passports between ISIS-held territories in Syria and Turkey until the group suffered a defeat at the hands of the Kurds in Turkey last year.