Group of Estonians detained in America

  • 1998-09-24
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - A group of Estonian citizens detained in the U.S. at the end of August may become witnesses in a trial against smugglers of illegal immigrants. Thirteen people, some with Estonian passports and others Estonian residents with alien passports, were arrested in Baltimore on suspicion of having obtained their visas by presenting false information. Reports suggest the Estonians had indicated on their visas that they were traveling to the U.S. as students or missionaries, when this was not the case. A group of smugglers is alleged to have been bringing people into America illegally by h...
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