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Nearly 5,000 deported in May 2017

During last month, May, according to the Migration Department, the Dominican authorities deported 4,966 people of 12 different nationalities who were in the country illegally. In April there were 4,787 deportations. The countries where the deportees came from are Armenia, Canada, China, Colombia, Spain, Greece, Haiti, India, Italy, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela.

Migration went on to say that the number of people arriving by air in May was 484,343 with 513,545 people departing from the country. The busiest airport was Punta Cana followed by Las Américas (Santo Domingo), Santiago, Puerto Plata, Romana, El Catey (Samaná), La Isabela (Santo Domingo) and Barahona.
At the border with Haiti there were 16,152 people entering and 14,195 leaving from Jimani.

When it comes to entry by sea there were 46,307 entering and 52,533 leaving mainly from the cruise terminals in Maimon, Puerto Plata and La Romana.

Finally the report states that 251 people were denied entry to the country during the month and another 23 were returned to their point of boarding. In total 261 Dominicans were repatriated to the Dominican Republic having completed prison terms in other countries.

Source: DR1, Listindiario

June 6, 2017

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