The Caribbean is a region of the Americas that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. It has emerged 5,379 Caribbean nationals were removed from the US in the 2019 fiscal year, according to a News Americas analysis of the latest US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Operations data released recently. At least 2,186 nationals from the Dominican Republic accounted for the largest number of deportees to the region followed by Cuba with 1,179 nationals sent packing in 2019. “In 2017, approximately 4.4 million Caribbean immigrants resided in the United States, accounting for 10 percent of the nation’s 44.5 million immigrants. In contrast, skilled professionals have consistently constituted a relatively high share of Jamaican immigrants to the United States,” the report said.
Source: The North Africa Journal December 17, 2019 20:03 UTC