http://www.cnn.com/2002/US/Northeast...nta/index.html
.....fortunately, few children were around Sunday to witness Santa being taken into custody by the Border Patrol of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
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I'm right behind what they did. Post 9/11, this is the world we live in. For them, the publicity stunt is good: 'We're not even going to let Santa Claus in the country illegally.' "
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"I didn't have any ID. We went to my Web site to show them,"