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ILLEGAL ALIENS TURNED OVER TO INS

The latest illegal immigrants to be apprehended after coming ashore in the Virgin Islands appeared in U.S. District Court on Thursday, the day after one group was picked up on St .John and another was taken into custody on St. Thomas.
Ten Haitians who were apprehended in the Fish Bay area on St. John Wednesday morning pleaded guilty to illegal entry and were handed over to U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service authorities. Another Haitian picked up at the same time faces juvenile proceedings, according to court officials.
A total of 17 Chinese nationals facing court proceedings Thursday consisted of six who were arrested with the Haitians on St. John and 11 who were picked up near Mandahl Bay beach on St. Thomas. Of those who landed on St. Thomas, one was reported to be a minor.

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