Migration Colombia announced this Tuesday the lifting, from next May 1, of the ‘pico y cedula’ measure on the border with Venezuelaat the intersection of the department of Norte de Santander with the state of Táchira.
The decision was made by the head of the Colombian immigration authority, after a tour of the different immigration control posts in Norte de Santander and after an analysis, with his work team, of the behavior of transit migration in this area. border, the migration agency said in a press release.
The measure that had been implemented on June 2, 2021, within the framework of the health emergency, sought that the entry of foreign citizens into the national territory be done in a framework of control and health security.
On a daily basis, according to the data provided by the Eastern Regional Office for Migration in Colombia, there are about 30 thousand people that swing back and forth between the two countries.