That is equivalent to the population of another municipality on the island

In February 2024, approximately 21,000 Cuban citizens were able to reach US territory, reflecting their immigration status being strengthened.

The main destination for Cuban immigration is the United States, and the latest data issued by the Border Patrol indicates that 20,815 Cubans arrived at the borders of this country during the second month of the year, compared to 22,946 people who arrived at the borders of this country in January.

This number, although slightly lower than the number recorded in the first month of 2024, confirms the seriousness of the situation. Since its population is equivalent to an entire Cuban municipality such as Guisa, Camajuaní or Bauta. Month after month, Cuba loses population in one of those areas only to the United States. If the number of immigrants who go to other countries is counted, the number increases, as expected.

Of this group of Cubans who entered the United States in February, about 6,559 people chose the sea route. Challenging even the most stringent measures applied in credible fear interviews to the rafters. Unfortunately, the majority of these migrants are returned to the island.

The Border Patrol also reported that more than 42,100 people, of various nationalities, were processed through appointments through the CBP One app at ports of entry, representing 86% of the total migrants processed at the border. Among these nationalities, Haiti, Mexico and Venezuela stand out.

Customs and Border Protection revealed in an official publication that since January 5, 2023, more than 81,000 Cubans have been able to reach the United States in a safe, orderly, and legal manner thanks to the humanitarian parole program promoted by the Joe Biden administration.

See also  Reporting cases of extreme poverty in Africa

As of the end of February 2024, more than 386,000 people from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela were able to legally enter the North American country.

In detail, 81,000 Cubans, 156,000 Haitians, 71,000 Nicaraguans, and 97,000 Venezuelans were tested and allowed to travel.

Of this group, 79,000 Cubans, 151,000 Haitians, 64,000 Nicaraguans, and 91,000 Venezuelans entered legally and were granted entry into the country.

The continuing Cuban migration crisis reflects the continued deterioration of living conditions on the Caribbean island.

We are on Google News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *