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Haiti – Mexico : 2,459 Haitians applied for refugee status in 3 months

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Haiti – Mexico : 2,459 Haitians applied for refugee status in 3 months

26/04/2021 11:38:53

The Mexican Commission for Refugee Assistance (COMAR) revealed in its latest report that from January to March 2021, 22,606 foreigners came to COMOAR delegations to seek to stay in the country. A figure that represents almost half of the total requests reported by the agency over the whole of 2020.

TOP 5 refugee applications in Q1 2021 :

Chiapas: 16,259


Mexico City: 2,714


Tabasco: 1,978


Baja California: 895


Veracruz: 760

A total of 22,606 people came to COMAR in the first 3 months of 2021, seeking to stay in Mexico. A figure that represents almost half of the total number of requests reported by the agency over the whole of 2020.

TOP 3 of the largest number of migrants seeking refugee status in the 1st quarter of 2021 :

Honduras: 11,574


Cuba: 2,490


Haiti: 2,459

HL/ HaitiLibre