The police union Jupol ensures that the agents deployed in the main ports of disembarkation of immigrants in Canary Islands “They are overwhelmed” and work without sufficient resources and alert that there are “intelligence reports” that predict that in the remainder of the year another 10,000 people may arrive to the islands in boats and canoes.
In a statement, Jupol demands that “the police teams of the Canary Islands be urgently provided with material and human resources”, as well as “the implementation of an action protocol in the face of the massive arrival of irregular immigration” to this community. autonomous.
The spokesperson for this organization, majority in the National Police Corps, Ibón Domínguezassures that they are “very concerned” about this migratory spike in the Canary Islands, especially because “there is still a lack of personnel, material and a protocol that guarantees agents that they can work in optimal conditions and with minimum safety conditions.”
“We ask all administrations to get involved to move forward with the situation and to try by all means to stop the arrival of cayucos,” adds Domínguez, in statements released by the union.
Jupol recalls that the latest data published by the Ministry of Interior As of September 30, almost 15,000 immigrants arrived in the Canary Islands in boats and cayucos, 20% more than a year ago (the most up-to-date official figures are already close to 19,600).