Venezuelan opposition applauds the 90-day extension of the CPP announced by Migrations Peru

The Peruvian Superintendency of Migration reported on the afternoon of this Tuesday, January 4, on the approval of the 90-day extension of the deadline to regularize the migratory situation of foreigners in the country through the Temporary Permanency Permit Card (CPP).

“#MigracionesPeru informs that the deadline to regularize the migratory situation of foreigners and foreigners in Peru has been extended by 90 calendar days,” the official Twitter account reads.

This period was approved by Supreme Decree No. 010-2020-IN and will begin to run from Thursday, January 6, 2022.

David smolansky Commissioner of the OAS General Secretariat for the Venezuelan migrant and refugee crisis, highlighted the announcement that allows thousands of Venezuelan migrants – the largest foreign community in Peru – to regularize.

“For Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Peru, @MigracionesPe has extended by 90 days, starting on January 6, the deadline to process the Temporary Permanence Permit Card (CPP). The CPP allows the regularization of foreign citizens in Peru ”, he wrote on his networks.

In addition, he recalled that outside of Venezuela, Lima is the city with the most Venezuelans in the world with more than 800,000.

The president of the Venezuelan Union in Peru, Oscar Perez He thanked the measure taken by the National Superintendency of Migration that allows the regularization of foreigners.

“I thank the Minister of the Interior (Avelino Guillén). Of course to the president (Pedro Castillo) and to Dr. Martha Cecilia Silvestre Casas ”, said Pérez.

Likewise, the former ambassador of Venezuela in Peru, Carlos Scull, He stressed that this is excellent news for the Venezuelan community and announced that it is time to “focus a campaign” directed at his compatriots.

“We continue and will continue to work for our compatriots, we will continue to be their voice and we ask to avoid falling into disinformation, as well as to be attentive to the official channels of the Embassy and the Peruvian State,” he said.

Nancy Arellano, founding director of the NGO Veneactiva asked the Venezuelan community not to leave the process at the last minute before the arrival of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, which was announced on January 4 by the health authorities .

The regularization process for the CPP can be carried out virtually through the page

The document grants legal status to the citizen, to those who entered Peru irregularly and to those who entered through an immigration control point, and who for various reasons have not processed any document since their arrival.