Coast Guard Repatriates Migrants
June 13, 2019
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) rendezvous with a D.R. Navy patrol boat June 10, 2019 just off Samaná, Dominican Republic. The cutter Griesser repatriated 18 Dominican migrants, from a group of 24, who were interdicted June 10, 2019 just off Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
Six other migrants interdicted in the group remain in federal custody in Puerto Rico awaiting prosecution for attempting to reenter illegally reenter into a U.S. Territory. The interdiction is the result of ongoing Coast Guard and interagency efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard and the Caribbean Border Interagency Group.
U.S. Coast Guard photo