US resumes deportations as over 100 Dominican ex-cons return
Santo Domingo.- US Immigration and 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 drug trafficking and other felonies in American jails.
The deportees arrived at 12:35 pm at Las Americas Airport on a special flight from New York, escorted by 12 federal agents who turned them over to local immigration authorities at the terminal.
The group´s arrival comes after US authorities had suspended the deportations of Dominican from their territory during the holidays.
Jan 5, 2016
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