Bolivia Defends Migrant Contributions in Argentina
01 de febrero de 2017, 17:24La Paz, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) More than 99 percent of Bolivians living in Argentina contribute to the development of this nation with honest work, stated Bolivian ambassador, Santos Tito.
Facing the decision of the Mauricio MacriÂ´s government to accelerate the deportation of foreigners linked to crimes or those who entered illegally, the Bolivian government expressed its concern about the future of the migrants living in Argentina.
For his part, the president of the Bolivian Senate, Alberto Gonzales, reported that there is an ongoing monitoring of Macri's migration policies.
Through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, different instances of the Executive and the Assembly itself we are following with much anticipation what is happening and we will surely carry out some initiatives, he announced.
According to data from the Penitentiary System in Argentina there are 408 Paraguayans, 326 Peruvians and 273 Bolivians detained in prisons.
There are a million Bolivians living in Argentina, so it is to say that the 273 compatriots in prison represent 0.02 percent, meaning that the other 99.98 is working honestly and contributing to development, stated Tito.
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