Venezuelans traveling in a caravan through Mexico will not be able to enter the United States
The National Institute of Migration (INM) warned that Venezuelans who gather in a caravanor otherwise irregularly through Mexican territory, will not be able to aspire to enter the United States through the new immigration scheme.
Marching in a convoy or traveling irregularly in Mexican territory negates the process, since entry authorized by the United States will also have a digital authorization response at the place they are, which will allow them to travel by air transport,” he said in a statement. Release Posted on October 15.
The Iraqi National Movement affirmed in the document that it will maintain permanent coordination with Customs and Border Protection (CPB in English) to follow the announced process for Venezuelans in the United States, which will only allow in 24,000 Venezuelans.
The National Institute of Migration also confirmed that those people who have already been expelled from the United States or who entered Mexican territory irregularly (since October 12) will not be eligible for the program.
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After the American announcement, the Venezuelans left in a convoy from southern Mexico despite the new restrictions.
Thousands of people are waiting every day
According to Andres Ramirez, General Coordinator of Mexican Refugee Aid Commission (moon) for the newspaper todayexpected a significant increase in the flow of immigration through the various border crossings with the United States after the new immigration policy.
He stressed that “it is important to develop a strategy because it seems that the United States will return a thousand people a day.”
Ramirez indicated that they will seek Offer alternatives so that Venezuelan immigrants can organize their stay in the country, and noted that those who are already in Mexico and want to apply to the United States immigration plan should do so Proof of entry into Mexico before October 12thImmigration Program Announcement Day.
“Those who come from the Mexican border will not be allowed to pass, unless they prove that they entered Mexican territory before October 12; in this framework, from the thirteenth day, they will return them to the Mexican border and there is talk that they will return a thousand people a day.”
Through his Twitter account, Ramirez indicated that Venezuelans are the fourth most requested nationality for refugee status, with 8,665 applications as of September.
According to the news agency APdownload Tijuana and Piedras Negras They were “on the verge of collapse”, with no space to receive any more people. People also took refuge in shelters in the city of Matamoros.
According to Jeremy Maxilivray, Vice President of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Mexico, UN agencies will support expansion of the capacity of some of the 120-plus shelters on the Mexico-US border, a preview.
According to reports from Univision NewsShelter managers have told the migrants that they will only be allowed to stay for two or three days.
Some have 15 days to leave
HIAS Mexico, which supports people in mobilization contexts, has expressed concern that migrants do not receive any document guaranteeing their normal residence in Mexico, nor are they duly informed of their status. Right to seek asylum in that country.
Through a statement published on October 15, HIAS Mexico indicated that persons expelled from the United States receive Departure office State-issued by the National Institute of Migration, which states that they have a period of 15 days to leave Mexico via the nearest southern border. If the person breaks the order, they may be deported.
According to Help Children International, this deportation can only be stopped if the person Asking for asylum before the moon In Mexico, if the person has a vulnerability that makes deportation impossible or if the person has some characteristics to settle his or her status, such as a spouse of Mexican nationality or a son or daughter born in Mexico.
“From HIAS, we have documented cases of people receiving these offices who have never undergone an administrative immigration process and have not explicitly requested their voluntary departure from Mexico from the National Institute of Migration,” the organization highlighted.
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