Brazil state asks top court to halt Venezuelan migration

Venezuelan migrants queue to get their temporary residency permits at the immigration office in Lima, Peru August 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

BRASILIA (Reuters) – The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the country’s supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants, increasing pressure on the federal government to resolve a growing regional crisis. Roraima’s request followed a weekend of violence in the state, where tens of thousands of Venezuelans have […]

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