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Over 9,000 deported or refused entry to DR in September

The Migration Agency (DGM) reported on Tuesday, 3 October 2017, that some 9,322 foreigners were either deported, not admitted or were returned to their respective countries of origin during the month of September.

7dias.com, cited a DGM statistics report that reveals that of these 9,322 foreigners, some 5,254 were denied entry by air or by land. The report also details the deportation of 4,069 foreigners. The repatriations occurred in coordination with the embassies of Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cuba, Spain, United States, Haiti, Holland, Portugal, Russia, Taiwan and Venezuela.

According to the report there were 335,054 persons entering the country and 422,666 persons left the country through the nation’s airports with the Punta Cana International Airport moving the greatest number of passengers. Airports moving the most air arrivals after Punta Cana are Las Americas, Cibao, Puerto Plata, Romana, El Catey in Samana and La Isabela.

During September, 596 foreigners voluntarily returned to their country of origin by air with the assistance of the DGM. Regarding movement across the border with Haiti, the DGM reported that 18,624 entries were recorded and 14,307 departures, mostly at the Jimaní border crossing.

Maritime arrivals and departures show 34,251 entries and 33,377 departures from La Romana and Amber Cove in Puerto Plata, the nation’s two most important cruise line ports.

Source: DR1. 7dias

Oct 5, 2017

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