MEXICO CITY, Oct 14 (Reuters) – The USA has informed Mexico it’s going to believe granting humanitarian get right of entry to for migrants of alternative nationalities following an accord this week for Venezuelans, Mexican Overseas Minister Marcelo Ebrard mentioned on Friday.

Beneath a plan introduced Wednesday, Washington will grant as much as 24,000 Venezuelans humanitarian get right of entry to to the USA by way of air, whilst enabling U.S. officers to expel to Mexico the ones stuck looking to pass illegally by way of land.

The 2 international locations introduced the plan in a bid to include report numbers of unlawful crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border of Venezuelans and other people from different international locations, that have put U.S. President Joe Biden beneath force from political adversaries.

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Talking at a information convention, Ebrard described the 24,000 puts for Venezuelans as a primary step, and mentioned U.S. officers had indicated the plan might be broadened.

“For now it is Venezuelans, however they informed us they might believe different nationalities in the end,” Ebrard informed newshounds. “We view this totally.”

He added Mexico had in fresh months additionally noticed a leap in migrant arrivals from Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador.

The Biden management additionally regarded as together with Cubans and Nicaraguans in the newest border control plan, two U.S. officers informed Reuters this week.

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Reporting by way of Dave Graham, modifying by way of Deepa Babington

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