More than 300 Haitians cross the territory of Coahuila in search of asylum in the United States

In recent days, the National Migration Institute has registered the entry of migrants of Haitian origin who have crowded the bus station of the Coahuila capital in search of refuge in the neighboring country.

According to the National Institute of Migration, although up to now there is a record of the advance of 300 migrants towards the border, the figure is still not exact as this exodus continues to arrive this way.

The information provided by said office is that this migratory group has a legal stay for transit in the country, since they have a valid visitor card for humanitarian reasons.

In that sense, they reported that the accompaniment has been given by the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who have reported that this migratory exodus arrived in the country due to the poverty conditions that are being experienced in their country. originally.

These people can also enter the country to integrate into Coahuila society, since the visa that is granted allows people to enter the labor and educational market in Mexico.

This year, the Migration Policy Unit of the Ministry of the Interior has not registered requests for this type of visa by Haitians in Coahuila.

However, there is data on such applications in other parts of the country, and so far, they total 4,494 visas granted and valid only so far this year.

Until now, the trips that these people have undertaken to borders such as Acuña and Piedras Negras, are to make their requests before the United States security and migration office to receive asylum, whose response should be expected in Mexican territory.

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