Sunday, September 24, 2023

Mexican authorities revoke Cubans’ flight permits

Mexican authorities informed Cuban migrants and other nationalities about this They are located in the town of Tapachula in the state of Chiapas, the suspension of flight permits for entry to the southern border of the USA, where many urgently need to arrive to keep their appointments. CBP One.

“We want answers! We want answers!” Hundreds of citizens shouted since early morning, a request that ultimately did not receive the desired response.

“The situation here is chaotic” said a Cuban at the scene in statements to journalist Mario J. Penton.

As the officers who came to their aid explained, Migrants on parole for humanitarian reasons can receive this flight permit but the rest must continue their journey by land, which, as migrants know, is extremely dangerous.

“They are luring us to risk our lives by taking to the streets, and here are children and pregnant women.” complained a Cuban woman who said she didn’t understand how they made such a decision from now on.

One of the Cubans interviewed by Penton said this now They have no choice but to advance towards Mexico City with a caravan to continue their plans.

This is shown by images that are being shared on social networks This Monday there was a similar chaotic situation in Tapachula as in the past few days.

Mexico is on the verge of breaking record numbers of refugee applications this year.

Andrés Ramírez Silva, director of the Mexican Commission for Refugee Assistance (COMAR), explained in statements to the AP agency in recent days that the number of asylum applications could reach 150,000 this year, a figure above the record of 129,000 in 2021 lies.

Last Thursday, Guard agents wearing riot gear were stationed at one of the offices in Tapachula, a city near the border with Guatemala where half of the refugee applications from across the country are concentrated.

In recent weeks, these facilities have served around 2,000 people a day, but on September 13 there was a violent invasion by foreigners, forcing authorities to temporarily suspend the service.

According to the head of COMAR, Cubans, Haitians and Hondurans currently account for 80% of refugee applications.

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