More than 67,000 Cubans arrived in the United States in 2023 thanks to humanitarian parole

More than 67,000 Cubans arrived in the United States in 2023 thanks to… Humanitarian paroleAccording to updated statistics released by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Released last Friday.

Overall, as of the end of December, 327,000 migrants, including Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans, had arrived legally in the United States under parole.

Specifically, more than 69,000 Cubans, 133,000 Haitians, 60,000 Nicaraguans, and 87,000 Venezuelans have been approved for travel and allowed to travel on parole.

Furthermore, 126,000 Haitians, 53,000 Nicaraguans, and 81,000 Venezuelans are already in the United States thanks to parole.

between An unprecedented migration crisis In recent years, fiscal year 2023 concluded with 200,287 Cubans filing applications with U.S. immigration authorities, just 24,000 fewer than in the previous period, when 224,607 migrants from the island crossed the border.

Approval of travel permit It is not an endorsement of automatic parole delivery When appearing before Customs and Border Protection authorities, who have the authority to permit entry into the country.

Last May, the US government made changes to its application selection process, combining random approval of cases with attention to applications with longer waiting periods.

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