The United States has announced a new family reunification program for citizens of four Latin American countries

The United States will implement a new family reunification program for citizens of four Latin American countries (Getty Images)

United State It will begin to implement, starting on Monday, prof The new family reunification programme to my countrymen ColombiaAnd saviorAnd Guatemala And Honduras.

The system, confirmed by Washington the day before, targets the nationals of these Latin American countries Citizens’ relatives The Americans also Lawful permanent residents and that they obtained consent to be able to interview them.

In order to carry out these meetings, the Permissions For each specific case, for up to three years, while people wait for the application to arrive permanent living conditionThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported.

Those who enter the country under this process will be eligible to apply for a work permit, and when their immigrant visa becomes available, they will be able to begin the procedures to become legal permanent residents (Andeans).

“The Department has demonstrated that expanding new legal, safe, and orderly pathways, along with rigorous enforcement, is effective in reducing irregular and dangerous immigration into the United States,” Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro said in a statement.

Thanks to this process, those who approved petitions based on family reasons will be able to enter the United States.

The government will issue the appropriate permits to those whose flights have been approved and who enter the country under this process, will be eligible to apply for a work permit. Then, when their immigrant visa becomes available, they can begin the process to become lawful permanent residents.

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The Department of Homeland Security indicated that this initiative is added to the list of measures that were announced at the end of April and with which Washington, along with the State Department, is seeking to Further reducing illegal immigration and expanding legal avenues for protection.

Through these actions, Washington seeks to further reduce illegal immigration and expand legal avenues for protection (AP)

Likewise, the White House ratified that End of title 42 A few months ago, this did not mean that these borders were open, on the contrary, it showed its limits Willingness to improve the situation by announcing joint action with regional partnersincluding the governments of Mexico, Canada, Spain, Colombia, and Guatemala.

They said at the time that the program builds on “the successful outcome of recent operations that have significantly reduced illegal border crossings through a combination of more legal pathways and accelerated removal of those who do not use those pathways.”

(with information from EFE)

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