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June 19, 2024

Miami-Dade County Councilman Revealed Which Colombian Department Is Contributing the Most Migrants

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Labor and employment attorney Jimena Nieto was featured in an article by Infobae that discussed comments made by a Miami-Dade councilman regarding an influx of people migrating from Colombia to the United States in response to the security crisis in the nation. The article also delves into the potential elimination of a visa requirement for Colombians entering the U.S., with Colombia's Foreign Minister advocating for the change. Ms. Nieto highlighted that the government's legal arguments supporting the elimination of the requirement have thus far emphasized political aspects, focusing on commerce and the strategic relationship between the two countries. However, she noted that the visa exemption is contingent upon adherence to technical conditions outlined in U.S. law.

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