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U.S. Border Patrol agents staged a weekend checkpoint on Interstate 93 in Lincoln, New Hampshire over the weekend, resulting in the detention of 25 undocumented immigrants, including several minors.
Agents say the roadblock is the first major enforcement action of its type in five years in New Hampshire, and that more checkpoints can be expected in the wake of an executive order from the Trump Administration.
This story has been updated.
At least three of the undocumented immigrants arrested during the checkpoint were minors, including two 11th graders and a 7th grader.
The students, who are among the detainees originating from Colombia, all attended Excel Academy Charter Schools in the Boston-area.
“I mean, these kids–I don’t think it is right for this to
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