Gov. DeSantis Says 11,000 Migrants Repatriated After Attempting To Enter Florida Illegally

On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced since August 21, 2022, nearly 11,000 migrants have been repatriated after attempting to enter the state illegally.

Over the weekend, 167 migrants were interdicted, with 51 migrants apprehended upon landing. Nearly 350 migrant vessels have been reported, with 259 removed by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

Earlier this week, Governor DeSantis signed Executive Order 23-49, extending the state of emergency for the ongoing illegal migration.


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