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Serviços vão facilitar migração de cubanos

The US Embassy in Cuba is set to resume issuing visas

The U.S. Embassy in Havana announced the full resumption of visa services for Cuban immigrants, making it easier for Cubans to travel to the United States. Services in Cuba have been suspended since 2017, and Cubans have had to travel to Guyana for visa interviews. Measurement is part of the plan Cuban Family Reunion ParoleEffective from the beginning of 2023.

Additionally, with the relaunch of the program created in 2007, US citizens will be able to apply for entry permits for their family members in less time than regular immigrant visa processing. For this, the agency will increase the number of staff working at the site, according to a note issued on Wednesday 21.

Cuba has one Worse economic crises Its history and the large number of Cubans trying to leave the country and reach the North American border. Nearly 198,000 Cubans entered the United States illegally from October 2021 to August of this year.Most by land, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency.

“These efforts are an important step toward fulfilling the U.S. commitment under U.S.-Cuba immigration agreements to ensure total legal immigration to at least 20,000 Cubans per year, not including immediate relatives of U.S. citizens,” the memo said.

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