Coast Guard repatriates 39 migrants to the Dominican Republic following illegal voyage vessel interdiction in the Mona Passage
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos’ small boat transfers a group of migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic April 1, 2023. Thirty-nine migrants were repatriated while one other man from this case, also a Dominican Republic national, is facing federal prosecution in Puerto Rico on charges of attempted illegal re-entry into the United States. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)