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Illegal migration in January-April period up 86%

By: P.T., STA

Slovenian police dealt with 3,107 cases of illegal migration in the first four months of this year, up nearly 86% on the same period last year.

Afghan citizens accounted for more than a quarter of all the illegal migrants intercepted from January through April, fresh police data shows. For the first time Cuba ranks among the ten countries that most illegal migrants come from with 152 Cuban migrants handled in the period. The number of requests for international protection was five times higher than in the same period last year, totalling 2,740.

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