The Directorate of Migration Management of the Ministry of Interior reported that 69,692 illegal immigrants have been deported since the beginning of the year. It has been stated that 192 thousand 449 illegal immigrants have been prevented from entering the country so far.
As a result of the investigations and operations carried out by law enforcement units in order to detect and decipher illegal immigrants and organizers, it was stated that 146 thousand 252 illegal immigrants have been caught since the beginning of the year. The deportation proceedings of those who entered the country illegally continue. This year, 69,692 illegal immigrants were deported. In the statement, it was stated that the number of deported persons increased by 142 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.
Most of the deportees are from Afghanistan and Pakistan
In the statement, it was reported that a total of 395,201 illegal immigrants have been deported since 2016.
173 special flights to Afghanistan and Pakistan
In the statement, it was stated that a total of 41 thousand 492 Afghan citizens were repatriated this year, 31 thousand 459 of which 171 were chartered and 10 thousand 33 were scheduled. It was announced that 1,772 illegal immigrants were safely sent to their countries. In the statement, it was stated that the number of removal centers was increased to 30 and their capacity to 20 thousand 540, exceeding the capacity of removal centers in European countries. It has been reported that since 2016, 517 thousand 289 Syrians returned to their countries as part of voluntary repatriation, and 709 thousand 936 foreigners crossed from Turkey to Europe.