In 2018, the police for foreigners Czech Republic arrested 4 thousand 992 illegal migrants, most of whom were citizens of Ukraine. These data were submitted to the government interior Minister of the country Jan hamáček, says Czech edition Vinegret.

“Among the detained illegal immigrants was dominated by Ukrainians, 1 thousand 470 people. Followed by citizens of Moldova (567) Vietnam (312), Russia (273) and Uzbekistan (157)”, – stated in the message.

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It is noted that 4 thousand 653 people entered the Czech Republic legally, and only then for various reasons, had violated terms of stay.

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In addition, last year the country was detained 191 transit migrant.

Mostly they were citizens of Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Nigeria. They were heading through the Czech Republic to Germany and other EU countries.