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Asylum applications and refugees in Belize

59 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2020 in Belize - according to UNHCR. All these refugees had come from El Salvador. A total of 0 decisions have been made on initial applications.

In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Belize and made their asylum application in other countries.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Belize

The 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.

New Applications

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
El Salvador5900
Totals5900

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
El Salvador000
Totals000

Asylum applications of refugees from Belize

Belize is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2020 there have been 23 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Belize in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Mexico.

New Applications

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States130110.0 %
Mexico1050100.0 %
Ireland0050.0 %
Totals2351623.8 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
United States52050.0 %
Mexico000
Ireland000
Totals52050.0 %


National migrant stock from 1980 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 53,860 migrants lived in Belize. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The amount includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections of the United Nations Population Division.