Tue, 26 Dec 2017 16:18 - Updated Tue, 26 Dec 2017 16:18
SME repatriate illegal immigrants
Malanje - At least 199 citizens from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been repatriated to their country from November 2016 to November this year for illegal stay in northern Malanje province, said Tuesday the director of Migration and Foreigners Service (SME), Laureano Dias dos Santos.
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Malanje: SME Director, Laureano Dias dos Santos
Photo: Nelson Costa
The official who was speaking to ANGOP, said that the repatriations had taken place at the Tembo-Aluma border post in the municipality of Marimba and, compared to the previous period, there was a decrease of 110 cases, due to the strategies of SME to fight the illegal immigration.
He also said that the period under review, SME sent 19 citizens to the Center for the Detention of Illegal immigration in Luanda, including 8 Vietnamese, 2 Guinean Conakry citizens, 2 from Sao Tome , 2 Chadians, 1 Gambian, 1 Chinese, 1 from Ivory Cost , 1 from Sierra Leone and another Mauritanian, for legal matters .
On the other hand, the institution recorded 10 cases of illegal immigration assistance involving national citizens, whose cases were sent to the Public Prosecution Service for judgment purposes.
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