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A Way Forward To Build Better Migration Policies in the COVID-19 Era

A Way Forward To Build Better Migration Policies in the COVID-19 Era

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the brokenness of policies that leave migrants vulnerable to exploitation, abuse, and exclusion. It is...
Bishops Urge Europe To Put Human Dignity at the Center of Its Migration Policy

Bishops Urge Europe To Put Human Dignity at the Center of Its Migration Policy

The European Bishops’ Conferences urge the European Commission to “put human dignity and common good at the center” of its...
ICMC Europe Welcomes New European Plan for Integration and Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees 1

ICMC Europe Welcomes New European Plan for Integration and Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees

The European Commission recently presented a new action plan for integration and inclusion of newcomers in Europe. ICMC Europe and...
Implementing the Global Compact for Migration: ICMC Advocates for Better Protection of Children and All Migrants

Implementing the Global Compact for Migration: ICMC Advocates for Better Protection of Children and All Migrants

Nearly two years after States adopted the Global Compact for Migration, governments of Europe, North America, and Central Asia, under...
detained migrants

Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Be an Opportunity to End the Practice of Detaining Migrants?

Is there any good news in the COVID-19 pandemic? On the issue of migration detention, there just may be. Overcrowding,...
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New EU Pact on Migration and Asylum Is Not Yet the Fresh Start Needed, NGOs Argue

Some elements of the new Pact on Migration and Asylum for the European Union (EU) constitute a positive change in...
European Civil Society Organizations: Refugee Resettlement Can’t Wait

European Civil Society Organizations: Refugee Resettlement Can’t Wait

Seven major civil society organizations and networks have launched a joint statement urging the European Union to urgently revive and...
The Fire in Moria Should “Serve as Wake-up Call”, Say Church Leaders and NGOs

Fire in Greek Refugee Camp Should “Serve as Wake-up Call”, Say Church Leaders and NGOs

The 8 September fires that destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have left 13,000 people...
Civil Society Organizations Urge the US Administration to Admit 95,000 Refugees in Fiscal Year 2021

Civil Society Organizations Urge the US Administration to Admit 95,000 Refugees in Fiscal Year 2021

Over 180 civil society and faith-based organizations including the  International Catholic Migration Commission and its national member, the United States...
Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has halted most international travel, the Global Forum on Migration and Development is more important...
Don’t Let Internally Displaced Persons Go Unseen, Faith-Based Organizations Plead 1

Don’t Let Internally Displaced Persons Go Unseen, Faith-Based Organizations Plead

On 20 June, World Refugee Day, ICMC and over 50 other faith-based organizations exhort world leaders, policymakers and people of...
Vaccines Against COVID-19 Must Be Accessible to All 1

Vaccines Against COVID-19 Must Be Accessible to All

Any COVID-19 vaccines to be developed over the coming months need to be made freely available to all people everywhere,...
COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Crisis in Europe’s Agri-Food Workers’ Rights 1

COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Crisis in Europe’s Agri-Food Workers’ Rights

As the global coronavirus pandemic limits travel, labor shortages in Europe’s agricultural and food transformation sectors could jeopardize food security....
The Relocation of Unaccompanied Children from the Greek Islands Cannot Wait 1

The Relocation of Unaccompanied Children from the Greek Islands Cannot Wait

While unaccompanied migrant and refugee children have been living in dire conditions on the Greek islands for a long time,...
Protecting Migrants and Refugees Is Crucial for Dealing Effectively With the COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Protecting Migrants and Refugees Is Crucial for Dealing Effectively With the COVID-19 Pandemic

Civil society organizations are calling on governments to adopt an inclusive, non-discriminatory approach in order to deal effectively with the...

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