Immigration Department repatriates unsubstantiated non-refoulement claimants to their places of origin (with photos)

     ‚ÄčThe Immigration Department (ImmD) carried out repatriation operations from September 13 to yesterday (September 20). A total of 45 unsubstantiated non-refoulement claimants who were illegal immigrants, overstayers and passengers refused landing were repatriated to their places of origin. The persons removed comprised 33 males and 12 females. Among them were discharged prisoners who had committed criminal offences and had been sentenced to imprisonment.

     Depending on the circumstances and needs, the ImmD will continue to repatriate unsubstantiated non-refoulement claimants from Hong Kong as soon as practicable through all appropriate measures.

Ends/Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Issued at HKT 16:50