According to mno.hu, the police took action against 1022 illegal immigrants in the southern part of Csongrád County Saturday – the County Police spokesman informed MTI on Sunday.
Gergely Varkonyi said the 991 of the captured identified themselves as Kosovars, 18 as Afghanis, 7 Iraqis, 3 Cubans, 2 Syrians and one Somalian. The biggest group was caught in the outskirts of Asotthalom, there were 157 Kosovar and 8 Afghan citizens- told the lieutenant. The illegal border crossers submitted asylum application, the Immigration and Nationality Office will act in their case.
On Friday, 1269 illegal immigrants were caught in the southern part of the county, and then there were successful raids at the Keleti (Eastern) Railway Station and in Kelenfold on Saturday.
County police headquarters spokesman stated on the same day that more than 250 illegal border crosser were caught in 29 groups in the southern part Bacs-Kiskun County in two days. On Thursday, the police apprehended 53 Kosovar and 1 Syrian citizens. Hundreds of illegal immigrants were taken down from the Budapest-Vienna train at the Gyor station, because they did not have valid documents; actions have been taken against 330 illegal immigrants then, mno.hu says.
This year, nearly 14 thousand asylum-seekers have been registered since the beginning of the year, 10 thousand of them were Kosovars – Director General of the Office of Immigration and Citizenship said on Tuesday. Koha Ditore, newspaper from Pristina, Kosovo reported an enormous emigration, learned that about 20 thousand people leave Kosovo every month.
based on the article of mno.hu
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