Local January 5, 2016 | 12:55 pm

US resumes deportations as 100+ Dominican ex-cons return

Santo Domingo.- US Immigrationand Customs Enforcement (ICE) resumed deportation of Dominican ex-convicts on Tuesday,with 115 figuring on the first group returned this year after serving time for drugtrafficking and other felonies in American jails.

The deportees arrivedat 12:35pm at Las Americas Airport on a special flight from New York, escorted by12 federal agents who turned them over to local immigration authorities at theterminal.

The group´s arrivalcomes after US authorities had suspended the deportations of Dominican from theirterritory during the holidays.

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