NEW DELHI: Around 150 Indians deported from the US for allegedly flouting visa norms and illegally entering the US.
They landed in Delhi airport on Wednesday morning at Terminal 3. According to data, over 7,000 Indians are facing deportation proceedings in courts in the US.
The deportation came after 311 Indians, including one woman, was the first case of flying back such a huge number of illegal migrants from Mexico on October 18 for trying to enter the US illegally. As many as 9,000 Indians and other South Asians tried to enter the US last year via the US-Mexico border, seeking asylum.
According to a North American Punjabi Association report of last November, 2,400 Indians were languishing in US jails for illegally crossing the border.