Honduras Detains 28 Foreigners, Mostly from Eritrea, Going to the US

Honduras Detains 28 Foreigners, Mostly from Eritrea, Going to the US

 

 

The Honduran Police arrested 28 undocumented people, most of them from Eritrea and headed to the United States, for illegally entering the country, the institution reported.

 

 

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www.elnuevodiario.com.ni | March 26, 2018

 

 

 

 

Honduran police arrested 28 undocumented people, most of them from Eritrea and headed to the United States, for illegally entering the country, the institution reported.

 




 

According to a report by the Honduran Police, the arrest took place in the municipality of Namasigüe, department of Choluteca, bordering Nicaragua, after an “operation of police control and surveillance.”

 

 

Agents of the National Inter-Agency Security Force (Fusina) detained 20 immigrants from Eritrea and another eight from Yemen, and their destination was the United States, Honduran police added.

 

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The group of illegals is being held in the facilities that the National Migration Institute has in Choluteca, in the south of the country, the police said.

 

 

The immigration authorities will be responsible for deciding whether immigrants are sent back to their countries or granting them a permit to cross the national territory, according to official information.

 




 

Nearly 200 undocumented immigrants have been detained in Honduras so far this year for illegally entering the country on their way to the United States.

 

 

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In recent years, Honduras has become a transit point for immigrants, especially Cubans and Africans, who leave their countries to go to the United States.

 

 

Source: https://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/internacionales/centroamerica/459356-honduras-detiene-28-extranjeros-mayoria-eritrea-qu/

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