Coast Guard repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 25 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 25 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat Saturday, following an at-sea interdiction of the migrants in the Mona Passage. Five other migrants interdicted in the group are facing federal criminal immigration charges in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico. A U.S. Customs and Border...

Coast Guard repatriates 16 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 16 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard repatriated a group of 16 migrants Monday to Dominican Republic Navy authorities in waters just off the Dominican Republic. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated a group of 16 migrants Monday to Dominican Republic Navy authorities in waters just off the Dominican Republic. The repatriated migrants were part of a group of 22 (20 Dominicans, and...

Coast Guard returns 15 Cuban and 1 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 15 Cuban and 1 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 15 Cuban and one Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic Sunday afternoon after the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier interdicted an illegal migrant vessel Saturday in the Mona Passage. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing criminal charges against one other Dominican Republic national who was also traveling...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Dominicans, returns 3 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Dominicans, returns 3 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 17 Dominicans and returned three Indians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday night, from a group of 27 migrants who were interdicted in the Mona Passage by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Tuesday morning. Seven of the migrants are facing criminal prosecution for attempted entry and re-entry into the United States...

Coast Guard, Dominican Republic Navy rescue 4 boaters from grounded catamaran in the Silver Banks

Coast Guard, Dominican Republic Navy rescue 4 boaters from grounded catamaran in the Silver Banks
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and a Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat rescued four boaters Monday from a 52-foot sailing catamaran that ran aground in the Silver Banks, approximately 80 nautical miles north of the Dominican Republic. Rescued are two men and two women, reported to be U.S. citizens, who were transiting aboard the Now or Never catamaran from...

Coast Guard repatriates 21 Dominicans returns 7 Haitian migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 21 Dominicans returns 7 Haitian migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 21 Dominicans and returned seven Haitian migrants to the Dominican Republic following two at-sea interdictions by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities in the Mona Passage Sunday night. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing a criminal complaint against six of the migrants interdicted,...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriates 26 Dominicans to La Romana, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriates 26 Dominicans to La Romana, Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 26 Dominicans to La Romana, Dominican Republic Sunday, after a group of 36 migrants was interdicted in the Mona Passage traveling illegally to Puerto Rico Friday. The remaining 10 migrants were brought into Puerto Rico for further processing and potential criminal indictment by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of...

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Dominicans, returns 5 Haitians to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Dominicans, returns 5 Haitians to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 28 Dominican and returned five Haitian migrants to the Dominican Republic following two at-sea interdictions in the Mona Passage Sunday and Friday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing a criminal complaint to prosecute five other Dominican men from Sunday’s interdiction on charges of attempted illegal re-entry...

Coast Guard interdicts migrant boat with 11 Dominicans, 1 Brazilian

Coast Guard interdicts migrant boat with 11 Dominicans, 1 Brazilian
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon and Caribbean Border Interagency Group CBIG authorities interdicted a migrant vessel in international waters Friday northeast of Samana, Dominican Republic, as it was traveling illegally to Puerto Rico with one Brazilian and 11 Dominican men onboard. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico filed criminal charges against...