WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE – The Dutch undersecretary of Interior and Kingdom Relations, Raymond Knops, wrote in a letter to the First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament (Senate) in which it is expressed that, according to the Curacao authorities, 324 Venezuelan migrants were deported to your country in the first seven months of 2019.
These Venezuelans were arrested for staying on the island without a valid residence permit.
According to official figures during the years 2018 and 2017, 824 and 1203 deportees were registered, respectively.
During this year 52 Venezuelans filed an official objection to their deportation. In 2018 and 2017, there were 16 and 8 respectively.