U.S. Border Patrol agents say they have apprehended 10 Romanian citizens trying to 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 in the country, montrealgazette.com reports.
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 cross the border near Meridian Road in Champlain, New York, the same source informs.