Members of the Network are already providing a myriad of resources to migrants. Network members will be able to enhance each other’s work by sharing information and resources via different media (bulletins, meetings and gatherings, capacity-building seminars, resource and route maps, threat advisories, etc.) that they can then pass on to migrants in their care along the route.
Emergency Services for Caravans, Volunteer Training at Casa Peregrina Santo Hermano Pedro Shelter, Guatemala
Seven training sessions and workshops were offered, each one with different tools for implementation of our emergency plan, with the aim of protecting and accompanying migrant brothers and sisters who arrive at our shelter.
July 30 is the international day against human trafficking and many organizations have joined the campaign Campaign: “Life Is Not a Commodity on Sale”…
“Victims’ Voices Lead the Way”. This year’s theme puts victims of human trafficking at the centre of the campaign and will highlight the importance of listening to and learning from survivors of human trafficking.
The popular migrant newspaper is an initiative born out of volunteer and comes to life in the hands and ideas of the people who live in La 72.
In recent years there have been many legal advances for the LGBTI community: agreements, decrees, and laws that assure respect for the most basic rights of people who belong to the LGBTI community, so that they can exercise and enjoy their freedoms without any repercussions.
It is important to emphasize that the “deportation” of migrants generates violence to the dignity and psychosocial structure of the person throughout the process, from the moment of capture, in the detention centers where minors and adults are kept, to the treatment when expelled from the destination country, all the way back to their home countries, where they are received with much the same kind of treatment…
The context of migration before the Central American exodus caravans. Human mobility is one of the most visible consequences of the globalized world, the product of a neoliberal model in which the poorest seem to have no place.
New migration trends are emerging in Latin America. Migrants of African and extra-continental origin are increasingly visible, before and during the pandemic.
The Franciscan Network on Migration trains migrant houses and support teams on proposal writing and donor relations
The Franciscan Network for Migrants offered a workshop with the purpose of providing the local RFM teams with the information and tools necessary to apply for funding and administer grants
As a candidate Biden promised, and seemed poised early on, to chart a new path toward a more people-centered reform agenda. As president he has taken many hopeful steps, but still leans on deterrence and criminalization to a degree that is concerning.