us to open migrant center in ecuador; what can migrants expect
The United States is set to open a migrant processing center in Ecuador, a country in South America, in order to help migrants apply for legal U.S. entry and employment permits. Cuban, Haitian, Nicaraguan, Venezuelan and Colombian migrants will get help from the migrant center.
What can migrants expect? Will the United States take on more migrants? Can the move stop the illegal border crossings? What did United States officials say?
US to open migrant center in Ecuador
The United States is working with Ecuador to open migrant offices in the “coming weeks” to help migrant workers. The officials will also open a new family reunification process for Ecuadorian nationals with relatives in the United States.
Migrant center will help Haitian, Nicaraguan, Venezuelan and Colombian asylum seekers in Ecuador. The US has already opened “Safe Mobility Offices” in Colombia, Costa Rica, and Guatemala to help migrants.
What can migrants expect?
With the help of the new center, migrants can apply for legal U.S. entry. They will also get humanitarian and employment permits. It is a legal option for migrants to enter the United States while embracing restrictive border measures.
The authorities will provide valuable information to migrants. They will have different legal options to get employment permits.
Recently, the US reopened a facility to house unaccompanied migrant children. The site provided help to unaccompanied migrant children who enter the United States without their parents. The unaccompanied migrant children received essential care at this facility.
Last month, a Texas housing facility was reopened for migrant children. In August, more than 13,000 unaccompanied migrant children arrived in the US. In July, around 9,400 migrant children arrived in the US.
Recently, Joe Biden offered legal status to migrant families separated under the Trump administration. Joe Biden, the president of the United States, offered migrant families temporary legal status, who were separated at the US-Mexico border during the tenure of former President Donald Trump. Biden also promised to reunite migrant families. As part of the settlement, separated migrant families will also receive health services and medical assistance.