Asylum applications and refugees in Argentina1,452 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2020 in Argentina - according to UNHCR. Most of them came from Venezuela, Bolivia and from Cuba. A total of 438 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 28% answered positively. 72 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Bolivia and from El Salvador.
In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Argentina and made their asylum application in other countries.
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Development of incoming asylum applications in Argentina 2000 to 2020The top line represents the total number of asylum applications (first applications + reviews). Below there are the number of recognized refugees (green) and the rejected applications (red).
Asylum applications of foreign refugees in ArgentinaThe total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2020. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptations or rejections) does not have to sum up with the number of applications, because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also they dont 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.
|Dominican Republic||31||0||55||0.0 %|
|El Salvador||6||14||0||100.0 %|
|West Bank||5||5||0||100.0 %|
|Congo (Dem. Republic)||0||0||5||0.0 %|
|Congo (Dem. Republic)||0||0||0|
Asylum applications of refugees from ArgentinaArgentina is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2020 there have been 568 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Argentina in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in the Netherlands and in Spain.
|United States||42||0||5||0.0 %|
|United Kingdom||14||0||5||0.0 %|
|Costa Rica||0||0||5||0.0 %|
|United States||34||0||10||0.0 %|