The US government, under the administration of Joe Biden, announced this Thursday (5.Jan.2023) that it will limit to 30,000 the number of illegal immigrants coming from Cuba, Haiti, Venezuela and Nicaragua.
The condition for the entry of the 30,000 immigrants will be the legalization of the migration process. Submission of financial support and background check will be required for approval of work regularization. Here is the full announcement (103 KB, in English).
According to the released document, the measures will be used to “raise additional resources to the border and region by expanding its anti-smuggling operations and expanding coordination and support for border towns and non-governmental organizations.”
“The Biden administration is announcing that it will extend Venezuela’s successful parole process and expand it to citizens of Nicaragua, Haiti and Cuba. Up to 30,000 individuals per month from these 4 countries, who have a qualified financial supporter and pass the background check, can come to the United States for a period of 2 years and will receive work authorization”wrote the US government.
The government also claims that those who do not meet the established criteria could be automatically deported.
“Individuals who illegally cross the border into Panama, Mexico or the United States after the date of this announcement will be ineligible for the parole process and will be subject to expulsion to Mexico,” says the ad.
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, will visit the country’s border with Mexico, in the city of El Paso, Texas, on Sunday (8.jan.2023).