December 6, 2022.
The General Directorate of Migration (DGM) reported that the
interdiction operations against illegal aliens in the country; Likewise, he explained that
repatriation purposes, foreign detainees in irregular migratory conditions are
transferred immediately to the collection center in Dajabón and Elías Piña, to make the
forwarding to the neighboring Haitian nation.
Through a press release, the General Director of Migration, Venancio Alcántara,
specified that the actions have not stopped nor will they stop, by instructions of the president
Luis Abinader, and in compliance with the law, immigration regulations, respect for the rights
human rights and international agreements.
He said that in the month of October 20,115 illegal aliens were repatriated to their country of
He assured that in the month of November 17,000 were deported, another 7,599 repatriated and
2,866 without registering because they left for their country, and one not admitted who intended to enter through
the border with false documents and they proceeded to leave him in the same Haitian territory.
In relation to information that refers to the fact that Immigration stopped the deportations, the
institution specified that this has not happened, after indicating that by order of its owner, Venancio
Alcántara, the interdicted are being transferred directly to Elías Piña and Dajabón
to hand them over immediately to the Haitian authorities.
He clarified that the note that was recently published, informing that Migration had stopped the
deportations, apparently it was due to the fact that the director ordered the repairs of the centers
de, Haina, Dajabón, Elías Piña, for the more humane treatment of those detained.
He explained that it was an order that he gave upon his arrival at the General Directorate of
Migration, with the aim that the detainees receive a much more humane treatment.
“This management is characterized by respecting the law. Interdictions have increased, but
also the humanitarian treatment of the detainees”, said Alcántara.
Alcántara, reiterated that the current management has been characterized by respect for the law without excess
of force, more humane treatment, and in this sense the interdictions have increased,
In addition, a modern purification and investigation center for foreigners and
Dominicans, in conflict with the law both at home and abroad.
By: Directorate of Communications.