July 2, 2022
Brazil has taken in 894 Ukrainians since the start of the war, says PF |  Ukraine and Russia

Brazil has taken in 894 Ukrainians since the start of the war, says PF | Ukraine and Russia

Brazil has received 894 Ukrainians since the beginning of the war between Russia and Ukraine, on February 24, the Federal Police notified G1 this Saturday (19). The number indicates the arrival of citizens from Ukraine Until this Thursday (17).

In addition, according to the Palestinian police, there were 28 visa applications to stay in the country during this period. The number is much lower because under the rules currently in place, citizens Ukraine You can spend up to 90 days in Brazil without a visa.

Doorman Published by the federal government on the third Ear Granting humanitarian visa to Ukrainian citizens Seeking asylum – something that is also given to Haitians, Syrians and Afghans, for example.

The humanitarian visa is valid for up to 180 days. After this period, Ukrainian immigrants are entitled to temporary residence for two years and can claim permanent residence.

According to the decree, a temporary visa for humanitarian reception will be valid for 180 days and can be granted to Ukrainians and stateless persons affected or displaced due to the situation of armed conflict in Ukraine.

The stateless immigrant must begin the process of recognition of statelessness with the Ministry of Justice and Public Security within 90 days after entering the national territory.

A group of Ukrainian refugees arrives in Brazil

According to the United Nations, more than three million people have fled Ukraine since the start of the war. Of the total number of refugees, nearly half are children.

In addition to those who have fled outside the country, the United Nations has also determined that another two million people have been displaced within the country Ukraine To try to protect themselves from bombings in less attacked cities.

Among those who crossed the country’s borders, the main destination was Poland, which accounts for about 60% of the total influx, followed by neighboring countries such as Romania and Slovakia.

Nearly half of the refugees are children, according to UNICEF

Nearly half of the refugees are children, according to UNICEF

Further countries also recorded entry of Ukrainians. In Germany, 175,000 have arrived in the country since the start of the war until Wednesday (16).

In Spain, Ukrainians crowd in long queues daily at the country’s foreigners’ centers, which so far have received nearly 5,000 Ukrainians.

Europe has not experienced such a rapid influx of refugees since World War II.