New Delhi, October 20, 2019:
In one of the biggest transatlantic deportations in world history, a total of 311 Indian nationals were sent back to India on a chartered flight and were accompanied by 74 Mexican officials, officials said.
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The Indians were caught by Mexico while trying to cross over to neighboring United States. They had reportedly spent lakhs of rupees and had to walk through jungles, only to see their ‘American dreams’ shatter.
According to a press release issued by Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM) on Wednesday, the Indian nationals, who did not have a condition of regular stay in the country, were deported from the Toluca City International Airport on a Boeing 747 aircraft to New Delhi.
According to an official release, the Indians were collected at the Acayucan Migration Station in Veracruz to carry out their identification and subsequent transfer.
The deported Indians include many youths who were seeking to beat the economic recession in India, however, the green pastures of America still remain a dream for them, as they were unceremoniously kicked out by Mexico, a country that is accused of sending thousands upon thousands of ‘illegals’ to the US each year by the ruling Republican party.
The Indians had reportedly reached Mexico on September 12 and were there for almost 34 days before being deported to India.
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