Asylum applications and refugees from the Dominican Republic1,257 people from the Dominican Republic have fled in 2019 and applied for asylum in other countries. This corresponds to approximately 0.012% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, Argentina and Uruguay. Overall, 93 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Canada and in the United States.
In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in the Dominican Republic.
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Development of asylum applications from citizens from the Dominican Republic 2000 to 2019The 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 refugees from the Dominican RepublicThe total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2019. 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.
|United States||42||16||68||19.0 %|
|United States||355||16||111||12.6 %|
Asylum applications of foreign refugees in the Dominican RepublicThe Dominican Republic is not only a country from which many people escape. There are also refugees from other countries, who apply for asylum here and hope for a better future. Only in the year 2019 there have been 179 asylum applications from refugees of other countries.