Local April 17, 2019 | 10:14 am

Migration reveals repatriation of 1,277 undocumented

Migration warns it will continue operative.

Actions. The foreigners were arrested during operations nationwide.

The General Directorate of Migration (DGM) repatriated 1,277 undocumented immigrants after conducting interdiction operations in 10 provinces and in Greater Santo Domingo, in which 1,765 foreigners were detained.

The arrests were carried out in Azua, Duarte, Espaillat, La Vega, La Romana, Valverde, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago Rodriguez, Puerto Plata, Montecristi, the National District and the Santo Domingo East, West and North municipalities.

During the operations, the Migration agents and inspectors acted with the support of military personnel of the Army, Navy and Air Force of the Dominican Republic, as well as members of the Ministry of the Environment, the National Police and the Public Ministry.

Migration reported that detained foreigners were processed and those who did not have documents were transferred to the border crossings of Dajabón and Jimaní to be deported to their country of origin, in accordance with immigration laws. Migration

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Over the last nine days, the Dominican Republic Army arrested 131 undocumented Haitians who were hiding in several farms in the province of Montecristi.