Haiti - Politic : The fate of 130,000 illegal Haitians in Chile on the agenda of the Minister of the Interior
In particular, the situation of some 200,000 immigrant Haitian compatriots in Chile, including 130,000 in illegal migration, that must be regularized before July 2019. Minister Brunet took the opportunity to announce to the Chilean Diplomate, the participation of his Ministry in a "Task force", responsible for finding an official and rapid response to the regularization of Haitians in Chile including facilitating their access to administrative documents (certificates of good life and morals among others) to regularize their migration situation.
In addition, the following topics were discussed: cooperation in education and higher education; the support of Chile to Haiti in the field of Civil Protection and the strengthening of emergency services and the establishment of terms of reference for the training of firefighters in Chile.
Minister Brunet, who considers these exchanges beneficial for the improvement of friendship relations and the strengthening of cooperation, reaffirmed his will to work together for the harmonious development of the relations between the two countries and assured that the points evoked deserving of an early response from the Government of Haiti will be reported to the next Council of Ministers.
Recall that last April on the sidelines of the VIIIth Summit of the Americas, President Jovenel Moïse met with the President of Chile Sebastián Piñera, particularly on the issue of migration https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-24103-haiti-flash-moise-discusses-visas-with-the-president-of-chile.html . Following this meeting, the Ministry of the Interior had been instructed to work on the standardization of this situation.
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