Federal officials said Thursday that they have arrested two men from Iraq on terrorism-related charges in Texas and California. When they were interviewed by citizenship officials, both lied about terrorist connections. They will appear in court on Friday.
24-year-old Omar Faraj Saeed al-Hardan was arrested in Houston and charged with attempting to provide material support to ISIS, unlawfully attempting to gain U.S. citizenship and making false statements.
Aws Mohammed Younis al-Jayab, 23, of Sacramento, Calif., was charged with lying to government officials about traveling to Syria to fight alongside terrorist organizations.