Washington_ The spokesman of the Department of State, John Kirby, confirmed today that he received the letter sent this Monday to the Head of the North American diplomacy, John Kerry, from the Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru’s Foreign Ministers, CubaSí publishes.

"Obviously, we are worried by the security of all the migrants in the region, included those that are about going to the North through the south and the center of America and Mexico", Kirby said in its daily press conference.

"The illegal migration often implies dangerous trips with inherent risks and the uncertainties of collaborating with the organized crime, included the traffickers of people, in the intent of arriving in the United States", he added.

"Although the United States encourages all the countries to respect the human rights of the migrants and it will continue talking about the topic with Governments of the region, there is no plan of changing its migratory policies, Kirby pointed.

"The Cuban Adjustment Law will continue and dry feet / wet feet policy is the North American policy in relation to the Cuban migration, the spokesman added.

The Law of Cuban Adjustment, effective since 1966, and the policy of dry feet / wet feet, privilege the Cubans when they touch United States’ territory, and they can request the permanent residence after a year of permanence, while those intercepted in the sea are returned to the island.

Several Latin American governments complain about the privileges of that legal mark for the Cubans, because it encourages them to cross the continent to emigrate toward USA

"The two North American measures suppose a stimulus to the disordered, irregular and insecure flow of Cuban citizens towards the United States", the chancellors indicated in their letter to Kerry.

The crisis in the continent began last November with the Nicaraguan Government's decision of closing its borders, which provoked the gathering of about eight thousand migrants, in its majority Cuban, in Costa Rica and Panama.

Both countries agreed, with Mexico, a special operative to transfer them to different Mexican cities in direct flights, but the flow of migrants didn't cease and both countries decided to close their frontiers and to impede the step of the illegal immigrants; Costa Rica in December and Panama in May.

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