86 Ghanaians deported from the USA

86 Ghanaians deported from the USA

- 86 Ghanaians have been deported from the United States of America

- All deportees were males and touched down on Wednesday morning

- 82 out of the 86 traveled back to Ghana with travel certificates

Eighty-six Ghanaian nationals who were deported from the United States of America touched down in Ghana on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra.

According to a report published by Citifmonline.com, the 86 Ghanaians were apprehended in different states, and for a variety of infractions ranging from abuse of visa terms and illegal employment.

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The report states that 82 out of the 86 all-male deportees that touched down on Wednesday morning were deported with travel certificates, while the remaining four arrived with their passports.

Further information indicates that the deportees were all detained for periods ranging from 6 to 12 months prior to their deportation from the USA.

In 2017, the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Robert Jackson, stated that US authorities were set to deport over 7,000 Ghanaians, and stated that the deportees were all at different stages of the deportation process.

In fact, about 7,000 of them are currently at different stages of the deportation process. And we are not apologetic about that,” he said.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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