Wednesday, August 09, 2006

One missing Egytian Exchange Student in Custody: 10 Missing Students Still At Large

Breaking from Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Egyptian apprehended in Minneapolis was handed over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement and held on an administrative immigration violation as an out-of-status student. Also today, two other students surrendered to police in New Jersey on Wednesday, the FBI announced.

"In response to hearing in the media that they should turn themselves in to the nearest police station, they did just that," said Steven Siegel, a spokesman for the FBI's Newark office.

Previously filed courtesy of KSTP Channel 5 Eyewitness News

According to a Associated Press release at KSTP Channel 5, one Egyptian student, part of the missing 11 Egyptians sought for failing to report to their respective student exchange programs in Montana was arrested in Minnesota on Wednesday.

The missing student was taken into custody at a residence in Minneapolis on what authorities called an "administrative immigration violation." Details of his arrest have not yet been released. There are currently immigration warrants out for the other 10 missing students.

The FBI said earlier that the missing students appear to pose no terrorism threat. Apparently there has been no change to that status, as of yet. For the complete story, please visit KSTP Channel 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS

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