DHS says 1,401 migrants removed to Haiti, less than 5,000 remain in Del Rio

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The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday said that more than 1,400 migrants have so far been removed to Haiti, as the Biden administration works to get a grip on the massive migrant surge that hit the Del Rio bridge last week.
A DHS official said in a statement that since Sept. 19, 12 removal flights have left the U.S., with 1,401 returned to Haiti.

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Meanwhile, 3,206 Haitians have been moved from the camp in Del Rio, where there more than 14,000 camped under the international bridge last week, and moved into Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody or to other parts of the border to be either removed or placed into removal proceedings.

The official said that there are fewer than 5,000 migrants in the Del Rio sector.

The numbers come as the Biden administration has faced pressure about how many migrants it has deported, or released into the United States related to the massive migration wave it is facing.

On Wednesday, DHS confirmed that some migrants are being released into the interior, if they are not being removed under Title…
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