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311 illegal immigrants returned to India

Mexico City, Mexico — More than 300 illegal immigrants were returned to their home country of India this week by Mexican immigration officials.

El Instituto Nacional de Migración (INM) reported that in coordination with the Embassy of India, 311 Indians were returned to New Delhi on a flight out of Mexico City Wednesday after they were found to be in the country illegally.

In a statement, INM officials said that the flight left at 9:50 p.m. from the Toluca International Airport in the State of Mexico and that their return to India was carried out with strict adherence to the Migration Law.

Accompanied by federal Migration agents as well as members of the National Guard, the 310 men and one woman of various ages were returned on a Mexico-New Delhi charter flight. Immigration officials say the 311 illegal Indians were found in various Mexican states including Oaxaca, Baja California, Veracruz, Chiapas, Sonora, Mexico City, Durango and Tabasco.