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URUGUAY awaits arrivals of 18.000 inmigrants in 2018

URUGUAY awaits arrivals of 18.000 inmigrants in 2018 URUGUAY expects the arrival of 18,000 immigrants in 2018, uguay expects in 2017 the arrival of some 18,000 immigrants from Mercosur countries and associates, of which about 2,340 will come from Venezuela, according to Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, José Luis Cancela, in The Parliament, during an appearance at the request of the nationalist deputy Jaime Trobo to report on the situation of people who wish to do the filing procedures in our country. Law 18,250, and the amendment of 19,254, grant Mercosur nationals the possibility of rapid access to permanent residence, but in order to carry out this process, an appointment must be made at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since the passage of the law, the number of orders has increased exponentially, Cancela said. Thus, from October to December 2014, 625 residences were granted: in 2015, more than 6,000 applications were approved; In 2016 were more than 8,000 cases. So far in 2017 Chancery has processed a total of 525 permanent residences. When asked for discrimination by nationalities, the undersecretary explained that the Argentines are 42%, Brazilians 18% and Venezuelans 13% of applicants. "There is an increase of Venezuelans in these years and also of other countries of the region", recognized the vice chancellor. In February, Deputy Trobo had submitted requests for reports to the ministry asking why the Foreign Ministry delayed the procedures of some 6,000 citizens of the region who wanted to apply for permanent residence, and why they were giving numbers just for 2018.

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