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Passengers can not fly without immigration check

The Associated Press reported erroneously that passengers can fly from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the U.S. mainland without passing through immigration checkpoints. It is essential now after the story of a newly popular route being used by smugglers of illegal migrants airline .

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service says departing passengers do pass through an immigration checkpoint at the U.S. Virgin Islands.