While Osama bin Laden remains at large, the Administration was able recently to catch infamous international criminal suspect Domenico Salerno. Salerno, an Italian lawyer, thought that he could confuse our security by trying to visit his Virginia fiance and having no record or known criminal connections. He even thought that having the correct travel documents would help him. Fortunately, Customs has seen all of the tricks. They refused to let him into the country, and held him for 10 days without charges or counsel.
Caitlin Cooper was hoping to introduce Salerno to her parents and the United States when he arrived at Dulles International Airport on April 29th. She first had to get him out of jail. Of course, he did receive an insight into the New Post-911 America. No charge for the penal touristic opportunity, of course.
His case is not unique as this excellent article below indicates.
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