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Costa Rica gets international help to strengthen migrant care

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will expand the technical and financial cooperation offered to the immigration service, the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME)  with the aim of strengthening its services to the public, given the increase in the number of refugee requests of migrants.
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This was announced by the director of immigration, Raquel Vargas.
According to Vargas, Migración signed a Letter of Understanding with the UNHCR, which will allow, in a first phase, to rent a building to attend to the current flow of people. In addition, it empowers to hire 20 lawyers and 10 office workers.
“This cooperation will allow us to improve the process of reception and analysis of refugee applications and to recognize that condition to persons who

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