Canadian Illegally Crossing U.S. Border Gets Arrested, Fined $5K, ‘Expedited Removal’

CNS News — The hypocrisy and “selected (discriminatory) application” of U. S. immigration laws.
— A Canadian who illegally crossed the border this week was fined $5,000 for breaking U.S. law, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reports. At $5,000 a pop, that could add up to significant revenue if the government fined all those who have illegally entered the U.S. On the afternoon of Sept. 7, a U.S. Border Patrol agent from the Houlton Sector arrested a 44 year-old male Canadian citizen for illegally entering the United States south of the Notre Dame, Canada border crossing area. Because the Canadian entered the U.S. without lawful inspection, he was assessed a $5,000 civil penalty under 19 USC 1459 for Failure to Report. He will not have to go through a judicial process and will have approximately 30 days to pay the fine.
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