SWANTON, VT.—U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Swanton sector stopped the illegal entry of a national from India early Tuesday morning.
Agents from the Champlain Border Patrol station responded to a call near the Rouses Point, N.Y. area just before 4 a.m. after receiving information of an individual attempting to enter the United States illegally near the U.S.-Canada border.
When agents arrived at the location, they found a male subject identified as a national from India illegally present in the U.S. The subject was transported to the Border Patrol station for processing, which revealed the subject to be in violation of 8 USC 1325, Entry Without Inspection.
Prosecution was approved by the United States Attorney's Office, District of New York and the subject is currently in federal court proceedings.
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