Portugal sees new wave of immigration from Brazil after border reopening

  • Juliana Vallone
  • From Lisbon to BBC Information Brazil

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Organizations serving to immigrants within the nation report an intensification of the arrival of Brazilians.

The reopening of the borders between Portugal and Brazil in September, after a yr and a half of restrictions associated to the Covid-19 pandemic, stimulated a brand new wave of immigration to the European nation.

Organizations that assist immigrants in Portuguese territory are reporting extra arrivals of Brazilians and are on the lookout for details about the migration course of. In addition they say the variety of Brazilians looking for assist to return to their homeland has declined.

Among the many causes given by Brazilian newcomers to Portugal in an interview with BBC Information Brasil are the escalation of the disaster in Brazil, the will to enhance the standard of life and familiarity with the language.

As well as, the nation has nationwide laws that’s favorable for immigration. In contrast to most different European nations, Portugal makes it comparatively straightforward to legalize those that arrive as vacationers (i.e. with out a visa) however determine to stay and work on its territory.

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