Haiti - FLASH : Nearly 16,000 Haitians deported or expelled from the Dominican territory in January
According to the statistical report of the DGM, of this number 10,218 were turned back at the border while they tried to enter the Dominican territory illegally while 5,560 Haitians in irregular migration situation were deported after being arrested during various operations of control throughout the country during the month of January https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-23344-haiti-dr-930-haitians-arrested-in-24-hours-in-the-province-of-samana.html
Regarding migratory movements along the land border, the DGM reports that it has recorded 26,741 entries and 18,387 exits, mainly through the Jimaní border post, where the largest flow of people has been reported, followed by Dajabón, Elías Piña and Pedernales.
Lieutenant General Máximo William Muñoz Delgado, Director General of the DGM informed that during the year 2018, he will continue to strengthen the actions and measure to keep the control of the entry and exit of Haitians and other foreigners in the territory Dominican Republic in accordance with the General Migration Law.
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