Millions spent on deporting illegal immigrants, Motsoaledi reveals

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Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi. Picture: Ntswe Mokoena
Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi. Picture: Ntswe Mokoena

The government has spent more than R20 million on deporting illegal immigrants this year and recouping the costs incurred in returning illegal immigrants to their home countries have become near impossible.

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi revealed this in response to a written parliamentary question from DA MP Joe McGluwa.

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