The Venezuelan opposition thanks the Dominican Republic for its search for regular immigrants
The Venezuelan opposition on Thursday celebrated the establishment of offices in the Dominican Republic to help immigrants from the petro-state settle their status on the island, where 89.7% of them are in irregular immigration status.
“We are celebrating the inauguration of a regularization office for more than 100,000 Venezuelan immigrants living in the Dominican Republic. It is a very important step for our citizens residing there, as about 89% have irregular immigration status,” said the exhibitor. Julio Burgess on Twitter.
Borges, representative of the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, abroad. He thanked the President of the Dominican RepublicLuis Abenader, and his advisor, Roberto Alvarez Gill, to decide.
The former MP also indicated that the opposition is promoting the “brothers” program so that “more countries” join “the policy of welcome and brotherhood towards the Venezuelans.”
The help offices for Venezuelan immigrants to regularize their status in the Dominican Republic began operating on Monday, when A platform has also been launched Virtual to guide them.
These offices are the product of an alliance between the International Organization for Migration and seven Venezuelan organizations for refugees and migrants.
In addition to the Santo Domingo offices, there are information windows in Punta Cana, Bavaro, Boca Chica, San Cristobal and Santiago (in two locations).
According to the DGM calculations, about 114,050 Venezuelans currently reside in the country, of whom 89.7% have irregular immigration status, a circumstance that has prompted the government to make a decision to temporarily extend their residency. In the territory.