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Ten Romanian citizens were apprehended in New England by Border Patrol agents after allegedly attempting to illegally enter the United States from Canada earlier this week.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Thursday said agents from its Swanton Sector Border Patrol Sector arrested three groups of European nationals in separate incidents that stretched from Vermont to upstate New York.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection released the following informationn about the apprehensions:

Swanton Sector Border Patrol Apprehend 10 Romanian Citizens

Release Date: September 27, 2018

SWANTON, Vt. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Swanton Sector apprehended 10 Romanian citizens as they attempted to illegally enter the United States on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tuesday afternoon, the Tactical Communications Center of the Swanton Border Patrol Sector notified U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Champlain Station that there were two women and two children illegally crossing the international boundary into the United States near Meridian Road in Champlain, NY.  Border Patrol agents responded to the area and encountered two adult women and their two minor children. During questioning, the women stated they were Romanian citizens and admitted that they and their children do not possess any immigration documentation allowing them to enter or remain in the United States.  Agents took the group into custody and transported them to the Champlain Border Patrol Station for processing.

Later in the day, an agent from the Newport Border Patrol Station witnessed a woman and her son illegally enter the United States from Canada near the Haskell Library in Derby Line, VT.  The agent approached the woman and she stated that she and her minor son are Romanian citizens and they do not possess any immigration documentation allowing them to enter or remain in the United States legally.  They were taken into custody and transported to the Newport Border Patrol Station for processing.

On Wednesday morning, the Tactical Communications Center of the Swanton Border Patrol Sector notified U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Champlain Station that there were two men and two children illegally crossing the international boundary into the United States near Meridian Road in Champlain, NY.  Border Patrol agents responded to the area and encountered two adult men and their two minor children. During questioning, the men stated they were Romanian citizens and admitted that they and their children do not possess any immigration documentation allowing them to enter or remain in the United States.  Agents took the group into custody and transported them to the Champlain Border Patrol Station for processing.

“I am proud of the hard work and vigilance that Swanton Sector agents display on a daily basis when carrying out their sworn duty of enforcing or nation’s laws and apprehending those who break them,” said Swanton Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Robert Garcia.

All of the apprehended individuals were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) for removal proceedings.

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