The Bill modifies 80 percent of the current migration law and it will be sent to the Executive branch in order to add observations.
Nine grounds for deportation were drafted, among them the illegal entrance to the country through an unauthorized place, the submittion of altered documentation, and the occurrence of repeated migratory misdemeanors.
Leftist lawmakers voted against the Bill, considering that it does not conform to the pronouncements of the Constitutional Court.
There are a lot of social/economic problems in Ecuador & Peru. Many migrants were misled by mass media propaganda, failing to grasp the fragility of the situation in these countries. Since this repatriation program began in 2019, they've been lined up by the thousands to return. https://t.co/OuwDMpxy0c
The second and final debate on the Bill was approved at the end of October by the Commission on Sovereignty and International Relations.
Parliament President Cesar Litardo vowed for a jurisdictional and not administrative deportation procedure so that judges would be the ones to impartially resolve the issue.
Meanwhile, the Bill emphasizes that the deportation procedures or any other procedure affecting immigration status are individual in nature, thus prohibiting the expulsion of groups of foreign nationals.