Immigration: 46 sub-Saharan illegal immigrants intercepted off the Canary Islands
46 illegal immigrants of sub-Saharan origin were intercepted off the coast of the Canary Islands on Tuesday, October 13 at night hoping to clandestinely enter Spain.
Sub-Saharan African immigrants, including four women and three minors, were transferred on board a rescue boat to the port of Arguinegu where they were taken under the care of the Red Cross, says emergency services in the Spanish archipelago. It is the third craft caught off the coast Canary Islands in five days.
Similarly, 41 illegal migrants sub-Saharans were arrested on Thursday aboard a pirating boat on the sides of the Canaries archipelago. After investigation, all immigrants arrested were placed in internment centers of illegal immigrant in an irregular situation, under the law of Spanish immigration.