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Venezuelan migrants risk discrimination for new life in Chile

Chile clamps down on undocumented migration, closing the door to migrants as the country’s immigration is soaring again.

Chile is closing its doors for Venezuelans escaping the economic and political chaos in their country.

Many have already been given shelter, but the Chilean government has changed its rules to stop more Venezuelans arriving as tourists.

Some Venezuelans are resorting to walking through minefields in the desert border between Chile and Peru to find sanctuary.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from the desert border between Chile and Peru.