Filippo Grandi, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (left) and Colombia’s President Iván Duque speak in Bogotá, on Feb. 8. Grandi has called Colombia’s open-door policy “one of the most important humanitarian gestures” in South America in more than three decades.

Filippo Grandi, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, left, stands next to Colombia’s President Ivan Duque as he speaks during a joint statement in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Colombia will register hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants and refugees who are currently living in the country without papers in a bid to provide them with legal residence permits and facilitate their access to health care and legal employment opportunities. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)