United States and UNHCR Donate Vans to Assist Refugees

The U.S. Embassy and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) donated two equipped vans to serve people who have applied for refugee status but are unable to continue in-person service at designated UNHCR centers. The Costa Rican General Migration Directorate will use the vehicles to provide services in communities that are difficult to ... Read More»

U.S.-Costa Rica Joint Commitment to Address the Hemispheric Challenge of Irregular Migration

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 12, 2023 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and Costa Rica. Begin Text On the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection and in furtherance of our strong bilateral partnership, the United States and ... Read More»

United States and Costa Rica Sign Migration Arrangement

U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica Cynthia Telles; the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas; and Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado signed an arrangement establishing reciprocal commitments to work collaboratively on migration and protection issues. This arrangement seeks to generate options to strengthen Costa Rica’s Migration Police and Border Police in all their capacities, strengthen ... Read More»
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