Local October 13, 2017 | 4:25 pm

Immigration detains 297 foreigners in La Vega, Samana

In Constanza. Photo elnuevodiario.com.do

Santo Domingo.- The Immigration agency on Fri. arrested 297 foreigners in Constanza, La Vega (central) and Las Terrenas, Samana (northeast), said its director Máximo Muñoz.

It said Immigration inspectors, soldiers, Tourism Police officers and prosecutors apprehended the undocumented foreigners in villages and towns of Constanza and Las Terrenas, Samaná.

“After the vetting process, the 151 Haitian nationals who didn’t have documents were transferred to Dajabón (northwest) to be processed and deported to their country.”

It adds that similar sweeps were carried out in northern and central regions in previous weeks, when 1,275 foreigners were detained. “Immigration reiterates that these operations will be carried out in other provinces of the national territory, to continue with the location of undocumented foreigners.”

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