After one of the biggest transatlantic deportations, once again the US deported as many as 150 Indians.
The deported group of people, who just landed in New Delhi, includes mostly illegal immigrants and those who have violated visa norms
As the route of the flight was via Bangladesh, it also has onboard some South Asian nationals, including Bangladesh citizens, airport officials aware of the matter said.
With the help of emergency certificates, the deportees were allowed only one-way journey from the US to India.
Majority of 150 Indians are expected between 20-35 age groups.
While many of these overstayed in the US, others allegedly entered the country with the help of fraud international agents. On condition of anonymity, fraudster agents promised the migrants entry into the US through illegal means.
The deportees were received at the terminal 3 (T3) of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport.
On October 23, the US deported 117 Indians in a similar manner.
On October 18, Mexico deported as many as 311 Indians, undocumented immigrants, including a woman.
In one of the biggest transatlantic deportations, the Indians were sent back to India on a chartered flight.
74 Mexican officials accompanied the 311 Indians that were deported.
Most of the deportees belong to Punjab and Haryana.Also Read: Mexico Deports 311 Indians, US says a message to smugglers
The Indians had reportedly been staying in Mexico illegally and were working with international agents to cross the border into the United States.