Asylum applications and refugees from the Dominican Republic528 People from the Dominican Republic fled and applied for asylum in other countries in 2020, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.005% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been France, Uruguay and Spain. Overall, 97 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in the United States and in France.
A total of 68 people fled to the United States from Dominican Republic. With 5 positive decisions, 12.50 percent of all new applications have been accepted.
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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Asylum applications of refugees from the Dominican RepublicThe 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.
|United States||68||5||35||12.5 %|
|United States||262||15||78||16.1 %|
|Costa Rica||5||0||5||0.0 %|
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 2020 there have been 72 asylum applications from refugees of other countries.