Cadena Ser, citing data from local authorities on Thursday, indicated this More than 9,000 African migrants have entered the archipelago illegally in recent months He lives in hotels, resorts, and temporary accommodations.

According to the Pedro Sanchez government, immigrants who entered the Canary Islands en masse in 2020, Already more than 2,000 have been transferred to mainland Spain.

Admit additional 10 thousand people were supposed to be sent there in January, However, according to Cadena Ser Radio, the Ministry of Interior’s decision in this regard has not yet been implemented.

Estimates by the Government of the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands indicate that in 2020 this archipelago was visited 23 thousand illegal immigrants from Africa, This is ten times more than the previous year.

Red Cross authorities estimate that more than 95 percent. Among the illegal immigrants who arrived in the Canary Islands in 2020, They are people from the Western Sahara and Moroccans.

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