So what is he doing in the US? How did this man's family get here? Palm Beach Post:
2:44 P.M. Omar Mateen’s father two years ago created the Florida corporation The Durand Jirga Inc. The name refers to a long-disputed Afghanistan/Pakistan border dispute dating to the late 1800s.
The Washington Post reports that, in one video, the elder Mateen praised the Taliban: “Our brothers in Waziristan, our warrior brothers in [the] Taliban movement and national Afghan Taliban are rising up,” he said.
2:34 P.M. Omar Mateen’s father, Seddique Mateen, announced his candidacy for president of Afghanistan in 2015. YouTube videos online. Not in English.
2:26 P.M. Omar Mateen’s father, Seddique Mateen, created a company in March called the Provisional Government of Afghanistan Corp. The address of the company is on SW Bayshore Blvd., the same street where Matteen’s family owns another home.