Border agents arrest 17 people at New Hampshire checkpoint

Border agents arrest 17 people at New Hampshire checkpoint

WOODSTOCK, N.H. (AP) — A three-day checkpoint operation that took place during the Memorial Day weekend in northern New Hampshire led to the arrests of 17 people living in the U.S. illegally.

They were from several countries and charged with immigration violations at the Woodstock checkpoint staffed by U.S. Border Patrol agents, the Department of Homeland Security said.

They had come from Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Montenegro, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. Some had overstayed their visas. They were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

And here we go…que the ACLU retards who are trying to defend people here illegally:

ACLU launches investigation into Memorial Day weekend Border Patrol checkpoint

According to the Department of Homeland Security, the 17 people detained did not have legal immigration status, and six of them had overstayed their visas. [11 here illegally, 6 with expired visas]

The ACLU said it has been contacted by people affected by the checkpoint.

“They’re enjoying the White Mountains during this wonderful holiday season, yet they’re being stopped, they’re being seized and they’re being searched,” said Gilles Bissonette, legal director of the ACLU of New Hampshire.

The ACLU represented 16 of them in a lawsuit fighting the charges.

h/t ElleMira