The incident took place in the city of Cali, which has become an epicenter for anti-government protests roiling in Colombia since late April.
Some 5,000 people have been displaced over the border into Colombia by Venezuelan military attacks on armed groups.
Last year was the deadliest on record for human rights defenders in Colombia, and the government is not doing enough to protect them, say observers.
Migrants will also have a path to citizenship. The decision sets an important example in a region that has seen humanitarian crises due to migration in recent years.
The government claimed to be protecting religious freedom, but observers say they're protecting hegemony.
A controversial proposal by President Iván Duque could fuel protests against police violence, and their violent repression.
Overnight, damaged precincts were turned into dance halls, cultural centers and libraries as many hope for peace following protests.