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Asylum-seekers from Venezuela 2014-18

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Asylum-seekers from Venezuela 2014-18 JSON 
298,067
Last updated 01 Aug 2018
Source - Government, UNHCR 
Asylum-Seekers 2014 - 18 JSON  .CSV 
Asylum-seekers from Venezuela JSON  .CSV 
In some countries, individual records may relate to a case (group of individuals) and not just that of an individual alone. Various countries include France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Paraguay and Guatemala.
Location name Source Data date Population
Argentina Government 30 Jun 2018
  0.1%
403
Aruba UNHCR 30 Apr 2018
  0.0%
78
Brazil Government 30 Apr 2018
  11.0%
32,744
Canada Government 28 Feb 2018
  0.8%
2,411
Chile Government 31 Mar 2018
  0.8%
2,247
Colombia Government 31 Dec 2017
  0.4%
1,057
Costa Rica Government 31 May 2018
  2.3%
6,801
Curaçao UNHCR 31 Dec 2017
  0.2%
679
Dominican Republic UNHCR 31 Mar 2018
  0.0%
99
Ecuador Government 30 Jun 2018
  2.1%
6,235
Mexico Government 18 Jul 2018
  2.3%
6,956
Panama Government 31 Mar 2018
  2.4%
7,122
Peru Government 15 Jun 2018
  42.6%
126,997
Spain Government 18 Jul 2018
  8.8%
26,284
Trinidad and Tobago UNHCR 1 Aug 2018
  1.4%
4,187
United States of America Government 30 Jun 2018
  24.4%
72,722
Uruguay Government 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
58
Various UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
  0.3%
987


  Latest Documents
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    Funding Update 7 August 2018

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    Venezuela Situation Funding Update 7 August 2018
    Published: 7 August 2018 (9 days ago)
    Uploaded: 10 August 2018 (6 days ago)
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    UNDG LAC Protection Concerns

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    UNDG LAC Protection Working Group Protection Concerns
    Published: 6 August 2018 (10 days ago)
    Uploaded: 9 August 2018 (6 days ago)
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    UNDG LAC Retos Proteccion

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    UNDG LAC Sub Grupo de Proteccion analisis de los retos de proteccion
    Published: 6 August 2018 (10 days ago)
    Uploaded: 9 August 2018 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR supports RAMV in Colombia [ENG]

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    Fact Sheet - August 2018
    Published: 3 August 2018 (13 days ago)
    Uploaded: 3 August 2018 (12 days ago)
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    UNHCR supports RAMV in Colombia [ESP]

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    Fact Sheet - August 2018
    Published: 3 August 2018 (13 days ago)
    Uploaded: 3 August 2018 (12 days ago)
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    UNDG LAC Protection Concerns

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    UNDG LAC Protection Working Group Protection Concerns
    Published: 6 August 2018 (10 days ago)
    Uploaded: 9 August 2018 (6 days ago)
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    UNDG LAC Retos Proteccion

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    UNDG LAC Sub Grupo de Proteccion analisis de los retos de proteccion
    Published: 6 August 2018 (10 days ago)
    Uploaded: 9 August 2018 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR supports RAMV in Colombia [ENG]

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    Fact Sheet - August 2018
    Published: 3 August 2018 (13 days ago)
    Uploaded: 3 August 2018 (12 days ago)
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    UNHCR supports RAMV in Colombia [ESP]

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    Fact Sheet - August 2018
    Published: 3 August 2018 (13 days ago)
    Uploaded: 3 August 2018 (12 days ago)
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    Fact Sheet - June 2018

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    Monthly overview of the Venezuela Situation as of June 2018.
    Published: 27 June 2018 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 27 June 2018 (1 month ago)
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    Funding Update 7 August 2018

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    Venezuela Situation Funding Update 7 August 2018
    Published: 7 August 2018 (9 days ago)
    Uploaded: 10 August 2018 (6 days ago)
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    Funding Update July 2018

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    Venezuela Situation Funding Update July 2018
    Published: 31 July 2018 (16 days ago)
    Uploaded: 2 August 2018 (13 days ago)
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    Funding Update June 2018

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    Venezuela Situation Funding Update June 2018
    Published: 22 June 2018 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 22 June 2018 (1 month ago)
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    Venezuela Situation: Supplementary Appeal 2018

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    The situation evolving in Venezuela, a country that has traditionally been a generous host to thousands of refugees and third country nationals from the region and other parts of the world, has led to...
    Published: 13 March 2018 (5 months ago)
    Uploaded: 12 April 2018 (4 months ago)
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    Guidance Note on the Outflow of Venezuelans

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    Guidance Note on the Outflow of Venezuelans
    Published: 1 March 2018 (5 months ago)
    Uploaded: 23 April 2018 (3 months ago)
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    El ACNUR en Venezuela

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    El Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados
    Published: 1 January 2017 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 9 May 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Colombia Profiling Informe Final

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    Colombia Profiling Informe Final ACNUR Opcion Legal
    Published: 28 March 2018 (4 months ago)
    Uploaded: 28 March 2018 (4 months ago)
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    Key Findings: Registration of Venezuelans in Colombia, June 2018

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    Final report of the findings of the administrative registration of Venezuelan migrants in Colombia (RAMV) conducted between April-June 2018.
    Published: 18 June 2018 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 18 June 2018 (1 month ago)
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    Socioeconomic and Labor Profile of Venezuelans in Brazil, January 2018

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    Key findings from a joint assessment conducted by UNHCR and the International Migration Observatory (OBMigra)
    Published: 31 January 2018 (6 months ago)
    Uploaded: 22 June 2018 (1 month ago)
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    Situation Update June 2018

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    Venezuela Situation External Situational Update
    Published: 16 July 2018 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 2 August 2018 (13 days ago)
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    Situation Update May 2018

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    Venezuela Situation External Situational Update
    Published: 18 June 2018 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 18 June 2018 (1 month ago)
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    Situation Update April 2018

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    Venezuela Situation External Situational Update
    Published: 1 May 2018 (3 months ago)
    Uploaded: 12 June 2018 (2 months ago)
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    Situation Update March 2018

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    Venezuela Situation External Situational Update
    Published: 23 April 2018 (3 months ago)
    Uploaded: 23 April 2018 (3 months ago)
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    Situation Update February 2018

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    Venezuela Situation External Situational Update
    Published: 28 February 2018 (5 months ago)
    Uploaded: 11 April 2018 (4 months ago)
  • Other Forms of Legal Stay* JSON  .CSV 
    567,561
    Last updated 01 Jun 2018
    Source - Government 
    Other Forms of Legal Stay* JSON  .CSV 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Argentina Government 29 May 2018
      13.7%
    77,936
    Brazil Government 30 Apr 2018
      4.5%
    25,311
    Canada Government 28 Feb 2018
      0.3%
    1,817
    Chile Government 31 Dec 2017
      14.9%
    84,479
    Colombia Government 1 Jun 2018
      32.0%
    181,472
    Costa Rica Government 24 Nov 2017
      1.0%
    5,600
    Ecuador Government 30 Apr 2018
      11.5%
    65,000
    Mexico Government 31 Dec 2017
      4.4%
    24,979
    Panama Government 31 Mar 2018
      9.1%
    51,420
    Peru Government 19 May 2018
      8.2%
    46,299
    Uruguay Government 31 Dec 2017
      0.6%
    3,248


    *A number of countries in the region have in place arrangements, outside the asylum system, for Venezuelans to reside for an extended period (one to two years), with access to work and social services. These arrangements include temporary residence permits, labour migration visas, humanitarian visas, and regional visa agreements, including MERCOSUR and UNASUR.
      Links
    ACNUR (UNHCR) Brasil
    ACNUR Brasil Website
    ACNUR (UNHCR) Colombia
    ACNUR Colombia Website
    ACNUR (UNHCR) Ecuador
    ACNUR Ecuador Website
    ACNUR (UNHCR) Perú
    ACNUR Peru Website
    ACNUR (UNHCR) Venezuela
    ACNUR Venezuela Website
      Highlights
    Over 117,000 asylum claims from Venezuelans have already been filed in 2018, surpassing the total number of claims made in all of 2017.
    20 Jun 2018
    Peru is now the largest refugee hosting country in Latin America, with 126,997 asylum applications since 2014.
    20 Jun 2018
    The mass registration of Venezuelans irregularly present in Colombia, supported by UNHCR and IOM, has concluded with 442,462 individuals registered. Key results include the fact that 98.8% lack access to healthcare and only 48.7% of children are enrolled in schools.
    20 Jun 2018
    In Brazil, 527 Venezuelan nationals have been relocated from border regions to Brazilian cities in the country (Cuiabá, Manaus and São Paulo) to ease pressure on border communities and support Venezuelans to begin new lives.
    20 Jun 2018
    More than 340,000 Venezuelans have entered Ecuador since the beginning of 2018 (compared to 287,000 arrivals registered for the whole of 2017).
    20 Jun 2018
    On April 6th, the Colombian Government began a mass registration of undocumented Venezuelans in Colombia. UNHCR and IOM are jointly supporting the process, providing training to local officials, technical support, equipment, human resources and mass communications.
    11 Apr 2018
      News
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    UNHCR ramps up response as Ecuador declares emergency

    UNHCR Briefing Note, 10 Aug 2018

    On August 8th, in response to the massive influx of Venezuelans arriving to the country, the Government of Ecuador declared a state of emergency in human mobility in the provinces of Carchi, Pichincha and El Oro. UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, welcomes and supports this decision, which allows Ecuador... Read more

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    Hunger, despair drive indigenous groups to leave Venezuela

    UNHCR Web Story, 07 Aug 2018

    With medicine and food scarce at home, indigenous Warao and Wayúu peoples are abandoning their lands to seek refuge in Brazil and Colombia. Read more

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    UNHCR welcomes reopening of Brazil-Venezuela border after brief closure

    UNHCR Statement, 07 Aug 2018

    UNHCR welcomes last night’s decision of the Brazilian Supreme Court to overturn a decision by a Federal Judge in Roraima border state to suspend admission of Venezuelans to the country and close the border. Read more

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    The UN celebrates that Colombia regularizes almost 450,000 Venezuelans

    UNHCR Press Release, 02 Aug 2018

    The UN system, under the leadership of The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and The International Organization for Migration (IOM), said it will continue working with the authorities and its partners to expand humanitarian, technical and financial assistance to respond to the needs of Venezuelans, as well ... Read more

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    With innovative housing units, a new temporary shelter for Venezuelans opens in Boa Vista

    UNHCR Web Story, 23 Jul 2018

    The tenth temporary shelter site in the state of Roraima opened to welcome 569 Venezuelans still living in the streets of Boa Vista. The new site is composed of 120 Refugee Housing Units, used for the first time in Latin America. Read more

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    Pacaraima Government Reception Center welcomes Venezuelans in Brazil with UN support

    UNHCR Web Story, 18 Jul 2018

    The Pacaraima Reception Center offers information, social and health services for Venezuelans who choose to stay in Brazil. UNHCR is carrying out biometric registration at the centre and identifying specific needs. Read more

    Further information: colbovensit@unhcr.org