Asylum applications and refugees in Paraguay1,401 asylum applications by refugees were received in 2020 in Paraguay - according to UNHCR. The countries of origin were exclusively Venezuela and Cuba. A total of 672 decisions have been made on initial applications. Which were around 100% answered positively. 0 percent of asylum applications have been rejected in the first instance. Most successful have been the applications of refugees from Venezuela and from Cuba.
In a second table below you find the refugees, who fled from Paraguay and made their asylum application in other countries.
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Development of incoming asylum applications in Paraguay 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 ParaguayThe 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.
Asylum applications of refugees from ParaguayParaguay is one of the countries, were refugees are not only migratiing in. Only in the year 2020 there have been 377 asylum applications, which were received for citizens from Paraguay in other countries. Most successful have been the applications in Spain.
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