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ICMC Europe Joins NGOs’ Call for EU To Guarantee Protection of Afghan Refugees

ICMC Europe Joins NGOs’ Call for EU To Guarantee Protection of Afghan Refugees

The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) Europe has joined a coalition of over 50 European NGOs working on asylum and...
Resettlement Agencies Call on the Government to Provide Immediate Support to Afghans in Need of Protection

Resettlement Agencies Call on the Government to Provide Immediate Support to Afghans in Need of Protection

On 20 August, 23 organizations sent a joint letter to the White House, asking the U.S. government to swiftly assist...
Statement

Resettlement Agencies Call on the Government to Provide Immediate Support to Afghans

August 24, 2021

On 20 August, ICMC and 22 resettlement agencies and other non-governmental organizationssent a joint letter to the White House, asking the U.S. government to swiftly assist Afghans following the Taliban forces' takeover of all major Afghan cities.

U.S. Bishops Welcome Immigration Instructions in Senate Budget Resolution and Highlight Need for Integration 1

U.S. Bishops Welcome Immigration Instructions in Senate Budget Resolution and Highlight Need for Integration

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has welcomed the U.S. Senate’s instructions to provide funding that would allow many undocumented...
ICMC Annual Report 2020

ICMC Annual Report 2020: Serving Migrants and Refugees in an Unprecedented Year

In 2020, the International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) adapted with creativity and flexibility to continue assisting and protecting uprooted people...
NGOs Call for Urgent UN Response to Migrant “Pushback” Practices

NGOs Call for Urgent UN Response to Migrant “Pushback” Practices

The International Catholic Migration Commission and 50 other NGOs have voiced deep concern about the widespread government practice of forcing...
Statement

Human Rights Council Must Respond to Pushbacks at International Borders

June 24, 2021

In a joint statement, ICMC and 50 other organizations plead with the UN Human Rights Council to urgently respond to the global pattern of pushbacks, human rights violations, and lethal disregard for human life at international borders.

No One Is Saved Alone: ICMC Calls for Inclusive Global Recovery Measures That Respond to Migrants' and Refugees' Needs

No One Is Saved Alone: ICMC Calls for Inclusive Global Recovery Measures That Respond to Migrants’ and Refugees’ Needs

ICMC\'s statement at the 109th International Labour Conference identifies access to healthcare, vaccines, decent work and fundamental rights as the...
A New Series of Animated Videos Depicts the Work of ICMC

A New Series of Animated Videos Depicts the Work of ICMC

A new series of seven animated videos showcases the major areas on which ICMC’s work focuses and provides concrete examples...
Statement

No One Is Saved Alone, 109th International Labour Conference Session

June 15, 2021

At the 109th International Labour Conference session, ICMC calls for access to healthcare, labor rights, and decent work for all migrants and refugees, for increased cooperation between States, civil society, and other stakeholders, in line with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, and for global solidarity in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

Statement

Joint Inter-faith Statement on the Crisis in Myanmar

June 4, 2021

In a joint statement, ICMC and over 25 faith-based organizations stand together against the violence perpetrated by Myanmar's military against the country's population. "We have viewed with deepening concern the mounting humanitarian needs," reads the statement.

Faith-Based Communities Urge for a Stop to Violence in Myanmar and Protection for Displaced People

Faith-Based Communities Urge for a Stop to Violence in Myanmar and Protection for Displaced People

The International Catholic Migration Commission has joined an interfaith appeal to the military in Myanmar to stop using violence and...
NGOs Call on States To Take Urgent Action To Avert Humanitarian Catastrophe

NGOs Call on States To Take Urgent Action To Avert Humanitarian Catastrophe

The International Catholic Migration Commission has joined a call for $5.5 billion in additional funding and a global ceasefire to...

U.S. and Mexican Bishops Ask for Solidarity

Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

As the number of people seeking asylum increases along the U.S./Mexico border, bishops on both sides of the border have issued a joint statement asking all nations to share the responsibility of preserving human life and providing safe, orderly, and humane immigration, including the right to asylum.

Release Seafarers Blocked for Covid-19 Measures

Source: Agenzia Fides

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, over 400,000 seafarers have been left trapped on ships long after their original contract has expired. Many suffer from trauma and health issues. A coalition of Catholic organizations, including ICMC, is asking governments to address this humanitarian crisis at sea.

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