Immigration arrests 1,167 illegal aliens, deports 877 Haitians
Santo Domingo.-The Immigration Directorate on Tues. said the detention of illegal aliens continues, with 1,167 arrested in the last few hours, among them 877 Haitians who were repatriated immediately to their country.
The other undocumented foreigners were taken to the Immigration Detention Center in Haina, San Cristóbal (south) to await repatriation.
Immigration said the illegal aliens were detained in sweeps on streets and avenues of various municipalities across the country and in Greater Santo Domingo.
Officials of the DA’s Office, Immigration inspectors and the military took part in the detentions of illegal aliens that included Venezuelans, Colombians, Chinese and of other nationalities.