Four Antiguans and Barbudans were among the 32 nationals of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) who were deported from the United States last year.
This is according to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Annual Report.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines topped the list with ten deportees; five were Dominicans; and four each were also deported from, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Lucia.
The ICE report did not clearly outline the reasons for the deportations or the offenses they committed.
It said those removed included noncitizens arrested by ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in the interior of the United States, as well as those apprehended by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the Southwest Border and subsequently transferred to ERO for removal.