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Border Patrol: 10 Romanians tried to illegally cross border

September 27, 2018

SWANTON, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents say they have apprehended 10 Romanian citizens trying the cross the U.S.-Canadian border illegally in northern Vermont and New York.

Authorities say they found two women and two children illegally crossing the border into the U.S. near Meridian Road in Champlain, New York, on Tuesday. Border Patrol agents say the women said they were from Romania and did not have any immigration documentation allowing them to remain the country.

On the same day, the Border Patrol says a Romanian woman and her son tried to illegally cross the border near the Haskell Library in Derby Line, Vermont.

And on Wednesday, agents say two Romanian men and their two children also tried to the cross the border near Meridian Road in Champlain, New York.

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