Roraima calls for strengthening of federal troops on the border with Venezuela

The state is the main destination for Venezuelans fleeing violence and lack of economic perspective.
11/08/2017 11h47 - Updated 11/08/2017 11h47
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The government of Roraima asked strengthening of federal troops on the border with Venezuela. The state is the main destination for Venezuelans fleeing violence and lack of economic perspective.

The day breaks and the queue is already formed. are almost 300 Venezuelan. They seek permission to enter Brazil. The scene is the picture of immigration explosion in the last two years.

In the first six months of 2017, but of 7.600 Venezuelan asked refuge in Brazil, more than double that recorded throughout the year 2016; 58% are men, most have to 22 a 25 years; 27% have higher education.

are doctors, economists and engineers like Billy. He says that in Venezuela there are companies open to provide jobs so it was for Brazil.

In the first six months of 2017, three thousand Venezuelans managed to get working papers in Boa Vista. We arrived missing the document in a Ministry of Labor office.

“We had to ask, relocate to other states work permits for foreigners. Then we have received from Acre, Amapá and the last was now in Maranhão”, disse Sintique Braz, head of the portfolio sector of the Ministry of Labor work.

But do not just take the portfolio of work at hand, We need to overcome the language border.

The roles were reversed. Most have been through a university in Venezuela, but he had to go back to school in Brazil. The Brazilians have become university professors to teach Venezuelans what they most need to get a job: learn to speak Portuguese.

in Venezuela, Jesus graduated in law and agronomy. He made two postgraduates and Brazil is back to the classroom.

"If you do not communicate well with people, you close your door, It has opened the door to work and to life here in Brazil ".

The street was home to the Junior and sister. Thanks to Brazilian volunteers, they managed to work, home and a chance to move on.


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