The US will create centers for migrant procedures in Colombia and Guatemala

USA today announced the new migration strategyin which you will create centers for manage requests of migrants in Colombia and Guatemalawhere applicants will be able to access legal pathways to obtain the status of refugeeas well as programs for the family reunification and permissions labor.

The announcement was made by the Secretary of State, Anthony Blinkenand the Secretary of National Security of this country, Alejandro Mayorkasand is part of the new actions adopted by the US that seek reduce he undocumented migratory flow towards its border with Mexico.

The foregoing, in view of the suspension of the Title 42 As of May 11, a measure promulgated by the government of donald trump during the pandemic by Covid-19 that allowed expel migrants immediately and no processing.

In the announced centers, which will be administered together with “international organizations“People who undergo evaluation will be able to take advantage of refugee programs, as well as work or family permits in the US, detailed US government officials from a call with journalists.

The new measure, assured a high-ranking official, intends to help people from Latin American countries so that they can access regular routes of migration in their territory and in other countries in a “safe, orderly and humane” manner.

“The United States is making legal migration pathways more accessible from South and Central America as an alternative to prevent people from taking roads that are sometimes dangerous“said the official.

Under Title 42, which went into effect in 2020 and will be raised next May 11allowed the immediate expulsion of at least 2.5 million migrants who tried to cross the border irregularly, without the possibility of accessing a due process of deportation.

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The interim director of the Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Troy Miller Miller, told a congressional committee last week that he hopes that once the rule is suspended, the number of irregular border crossings increase to 10 thousand a day. CBP currently has ability to stop 6 thousand migrantsso they plan to contemplate space for 2 thousand 500 more.

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