Foreigners Police: detained US citizens to be repatriated next week

22-02-2008

Two US citizens, Joseph Carrano and John Moore, who were detained in the Czech Republic in early February for overstaying the 90-day visa-free period and were facing deportation, have withdrawn an appeal and will voluntarily return to the United States. A spokesperson for the Foreigners Police revealed the news on Friday, saying the US nationals would return next week. The two US-born brothers, who were adopted in the US and whose parents live in Prostějov, south Moravia, arrived in the Czech Republic last October to reunite with their family. One of the brothers is banned from returning to the Czech Republic for one year, the other six months.