Chinese Migrants Infiltrating Guam Military Base Raise Alarms Over National Security: CCP Wants to ‘Exploit’ Every Part of the U.S. Map

In recent years, a troubling trend has emerged in the U.S. territory of Guam, where concerns are mounting over the infiltration of Chinese migrants, raising serious questions about national security. With over 20,000 troops stationed on the island and hosting crucial military installations, Guam has become a focal point in the growing tension between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Since 2022, there has been a notable increase in the number of Chinese nationals illegally entering Guam from the nearby Northern Mariana Islands. This influx poses a significant risk, as it opens avenues for potential CCP influence within the territory. According to reports from Guam’s homeland security agency, there have been 118 documented cases of “unlawful or attempted unlawful entries by Chinese citizens” since 2022, a trend that has raised red flags among top Republican officials.

House Homeland Security Chairman Mark Green, R-Tenn., has warned that the CCP is adept at exploiting vulnerabilities, and Guam’s strategic importance makes it a prime target for infiltration. He emphasized the critical role Guam plays in defending U.S. interests in the western Pacific and expressed concern over the surge in Chinese nationals entering the island, citing the uncertainty surrounding their intentions.

Green placed blame on the Biden administration for what he perceives as a failure to address the issue effectively, accusing it of displaying weakness that the CCP is quick to exploit. The situation is further exacerbated by the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, where Chinese migrants are reportedly the fastest-growing group being smuggled into the country.

Adding to the complexity is a visa loophole that allows Chinese nationals to visit the Northern Mariana Islands without a visa for up to 14 days.

The infiltration extends beyond Guam, prompting action from top leaders in the Senate. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, has been vocal about the need to address the visa loophole, emphasizing the potential dangers posed by spies gathering intelligence on U.S. military activities.

Ernst, along with Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., penned a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, urging the administration to address the policy loophole. While the administration has touted the economic benefits of the visa program for the Northern Mariana Islands, critics argue that national security concerns must take precedence.

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