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Expatriates from Venezuela return to their country after US expulsion order

In recent weeks, Guatemalan authorities, facing a surge in migrant flows, have implemented a series of operations on border highways and into the capital to prevent hundreds of migrants from passing without documents, most of them Venezuelans.

score of Venezuelan expatriates After decided to return by air from Guatemala to his country America’s new order to evacuate Venezuelans from Mexico illegally The Guatemalan government gave this information on Tuesday.

The Guatemala Migration Institute (IGM) said in a statement, “After knowing the requirements to enter the United States, people who irregularly transit through our country voluntarily decide to return”.

The IGM indicated that the migrants were brought in with the capital’s airport in coordination with the Venezuelan embassy in Guatemala.

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The mission is represented by a representative of opposition leader Juan Guaidó, whom Guatemala, like the United States and fifty other countries, recognizes as Venezuela’s interim president.

“This is the first group to return voluntarily, by air, with the support of their families and the Venezuelan embassy,” the IGM clarified.

Venezuelan migrants deported from the US

last Wednesday, Washington and Mexico agreed to return, for humanitarian reasons, Venezuelans who enter the United States illegally.

According to the new order, the United States will allow 24,000 Venezuelans to enter legally and by plane, but those who have entered Mexico or Panama illegally will not be able to aspire to this benefit.

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Upon stopping them, migrants are returned from across the border through which they entered without legal control, particularly at the border with Honduras.

Between 1st and 16th October, Guatemala expelled about 3,000 migrants to Honduran territory, According to IGM data, mainly Venezuelans.

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