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Venezuelan migration is today the largest displacement crisis the Americas has ever seen, and globally the second largest after Syria’s. The predictions for 2019 became true: there are now at least 4.7 million Venezuelan migrants and refugees in the world
Little attention is being paid to those requesting asylum in the U.S. or overstaying their visas. They’re held for months and their loved ones barely get any news about their wellbeing.
Venezuelan women are dying while migrating. It’s happening silently, thoroughly, and now we finally have data on it.
Venezuelan refugees need international protection. One of the instruments that can be of use includes a definition of “refugees’ that could apply to our fellow nationals.
While some may say that the U.S. has been vehemently supporting democracy and human rights in our country, Venezuelans believe those considerations can be extended to regularize the migrant population in the U.S.
As with most things in life, men and women experience the process of migration differently. They also face different challenges. While the reasons for migrating are “gender neutral,” women experience additional vulnerabilities that migrant men do not.
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