10 thousand illegal immigrants were deported in 23 days! The number of outside the borders increased by 142 percent
Ministry of Interior, Directorate of Migration Management, within the scope of active efforts with illegal migration; It has been announced that 10 thousand 13 illegal immigrants have been deported in August and 72 thousand 578 illegal immigrants since the beginning of the year.
ANKARA (IGFA) – The Directorate of Migration Management under the Ministry of Interior announced that 10 thousand 13 illegal immigrants were deported in this month alone as part of the effort with illegal immigration, while the number of illegal immigrants deported since the beginning of the year has been recorded as 72 thousand 578.
In 2022, 197,482 Illegal Immigrants Are Denied from Entering Our Country
In compliance with the Ministry of Interior; Noting that the Directorate of Migration Management, the General Directorate of Security, the General Command of the Gendarmerie and the Coastal Security Command continue to deal with illegal immigration 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the statement noted that in 2022, 197 thousand 482 illegal immigrants were prevented from entering Turkey, including on our eastern and southern borders.
Emphasizing that the number of illegal immigrants who have been prevented from entering our country since 2016 is 2 million 660 thousand 903, it was stated that 151,563 illegal immigrants were caught in 2022.
106 PERCENT INCREASE…
It was stated that the road inspections carried out by our law enforcement units with the aim of detecting and deciphering illegal immigrants and organizers within the scope of the effort with illegal immigration were also increased, while the number of illegal immigrants was recorded as 73 thousand 406 in the same period last year, it was recorded that this year it was 151,563 with an increase of 106 percent.
In the statement, which stated that the number of foreigners of Afghanistan origin increased by 140 percent, foreigners of Pakistani origin increased by 78 percent and foreigners of other origins increased by 198 percent compared to the same period of last year, 178 charter (private plane ) flights to Afghanistan in 2022 and 32,744 and scheduled flights. It was stated that a total of 42 thousand 948 Afghan citizens, 10 thousand 204 of them, were returned to their country with the flights.
It was stated that a total of 8,048 illegal immigrants were faithfully sent to their country with 2 charter flights and scheduled flights to Pakistan.
In the meantime, it was mentioned that the number of foreigners who have crossed into Europe since 2016 has been recorded as 718 thousand 586.