Local June 16, 2015 | 11:22 am

Dominican Republic readies Army posts for deportations(Correct)

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic Army posts and facilities along the border are being turned over to the Immigration Agency to house the hundreds of undocumented aliens expected to be rounded up once the deadline for foreigners to legalize their status expires Wed., June 17.

In a statement released Tuesday, the Army said Immigration will use its facilities at the border towns of Jimani, Dajabon, Elías Piña and Pedernales as part of the process to repatriate undocumented foreigners..

Trained troops

Army commander José Matos on Tuesday revealed that 2,000 soldiers have been trained in humanitarian work, taught the Haitian Creole language and in other areas since November, to support the Immigration Agency’s work.