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Asylum applications and refugees in Argentina

2,173 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2021 in Argentina — according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Venezuela, Peru and from Syria. A total of 263 decisions have been made on initial applications. Around 37% of them were answered positively. 63 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. The most successful have been the applications of refugees from Syria and from Paraguay.

In a second table below you can find the refugees who fled from Argentina and made their asylum application to other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Incoming asylum applications in Argentina 2000 to 2021

The top line represents the total number of asylum applications (first applications + reviews). Below are the number of recognized refugees (green) and rejected applications (red).

Asylum applications from foreign refugees in Argentina

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2021. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptances or rejections) does not have to add up with the number of applications because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also, they don't have to be closed within the same calendar year. In addition, asylum procedures can also be closed, if the applicant disappeared or withdrew the application.

New Applications

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Venezuela1,90450100.0 %
Peru4450100.0 %
Syria43280100.0 %
Colombia4050100.0 %
Cuba3451821.7 %
Haiti230170.0 %
Senegal180250.0 %
Ecuador16050.0 %
Dominican Republic1554011.1 %
Nigeria11050.0 %
Paraguay8100100.0 %
unknown750100.0 %
Armenia50110.0 %
Russia55550.0 %
Algeria0050.0 %
China00100.0 %
Cameroon050100.0 %
Ghana0050.0 %
India00140.0 %
Iran050100.0 %
Libya050100.0 %
Nicaragua050100.0 %
South Africa0050.0 %
Ukraine050100.0 %
Totals2,1739816537.3 %

Reviews

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Venezuela000
Peru000
Syria000
Colombia000
Cuba1400
Haiti29050.0 %
Senegal240310.0 %
Ecuador000
Dominican Republic3400
Nigeria500
Paraguay000
unknown000
Armenia800
Russia1000
Algeria000
China500
Cameroon000
Ghana1000
India900
Iran000
Libya000
Nicaragua000
South Africa000
Ukraine000
Totals1480360.0 %

Asylum applications of refugees from Argentina

Argentina is one of the countries where refugees are not only coming in. In the year 2021, there have been 717 asylum applications received from citizens from Argentina in other countries. The most successful have been the applications in the United Kingdom and in Canada.

New Applications

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Spain2850850.0 %
Mexico2010640.0 %
United States1480280.0 %
Italy23050.0 %
Canada17131743.3 %
France110140.0 %
Brazil8050.0 %
United Kingdom750100.0 %
Netherlands600
Sweden6050.0 %
Germany500
Israel0050.0 %
Totals717182287.3 %

Reviews

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Spain000
Mexico000
United States3200
Italy000
Canada275550.0 %
France500
Brazil000
United Kingdom000
Netherlands000
Sweden500
Germany000
Israel000
Totals695550.0 %


National migrant stock from 1960 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 2,086,302 migrants lived in Argentina. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The numbers includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division. (Values of the graph in millions of immigrants)

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