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13 Jul 2018 description
report Save the Children

Media Contact: Media@savechildren.org 

Global Nonprofit Aligns Efforts with American Immigration Council, American Immigration Lawyers Association and KIND

12 Jul 2018 description
report UN News Service

Felipe González Morales recuerda que la ONU ha señalado en numerosas ocasiones que se viola el derecho internacional al detener a menores por razones migratorias. En su opinión, la inmigración ilegal nunca debería ser considerada un delito y la detención solo puede plantearse solo como un último recurso en el caso de los adultos y nunca para los niños.

El relator especial para los derechos de los migrantes, Felipe González Morales, ha pedido al Gobierno de Estados Unidos visitar el país para comprobar las condiciones en las que se encuentran los inmigrantes detenidos.

11 Jul 2018 description

Ciudad de Guatemala, 10 jul (AGN).– Los cancilleres del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica y México, así como la secretaria de Seguridad de Estados Unidos, Kirstjen Nielsen, valoraron hoy como “positiva” y “fructífera” la reunión celebrada este martes en la capital guatemalteca en la que abordaron los desafíos en materia de migración y seguridad fronteriza.

A la vez, reiteraron su compromiso para trabajar de manera coordinada en la promoción y búsqueda de soluciones “con un enfoque integral”.

11 Jul 2018 description
report Save the Children

Statement from Carolyn Miles, President & CEO, Save the Children

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (July 10, 2018) – In anticipation of the federal government not meeting today’s court-ordered deadline to reunite children under 5-years-old with their migrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, Carolyn Miles, President & CEO of Save the Children issued the following statement:

09 Jul 2018 description

Derivado de la reciente erupción del volcán de Fuego y como muestra de solidaridad, diferentes sectores de la sociedad civil de nuestro vecino país de México trasladaron vía aérea hacia Guatemala, dos cargamentos de recursos y asistencia humanitaria para las personas que resultaron afectadas por esta reciente emergencia en territorio guatemalteco.

06 Jul 2018 description
report Pew Research Center

BY KRISTEN BIALIK

The United States apprehended nearly 49,000 family members at the U.S.-Mexico border between January and June of this year – more than twice as many as during the same time period last year, and the highest number during any January-June period since at least 2012, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Customs and Border Protectiondata. Family members also increased as a share of all border apprehensions (24%) over this period compared with the past six years.

06 Jul 2018 description
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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

02 Jul 2018 description

Global Overview JUNE 2018

02 Jul 2018 description

MIGRANTES MESOAMERICANOS

MIGRANTES QUE FUERON RETORNADOS AL TRIÁNGULO NORTE.

En el primer trimestre de 2018, en comparación con el mismo periodo de 2017, Guatemala reporta el mayor crecimiento en el número de nacionales retornados, con un incremento de 48% , mientras que Honduras reporta un aumento de 29%. En el caso de El Salvador, por el contrario, se observa una disminución de 38%, registrándose 3563 personas retornadas menos. Los retornos forzosos y voluntarios proceden mayoritariamente de México (54.2%), de Estados Unidos (45.7%).

29 Jun 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

29 Jun 2018 description
report Save the Children

Media Contact: Sara Neumann 203.209.6545 (M)

Nonprofit Takes Urgent Action to Protect Migrant Children and Families Fleeing Violence in Central America

29 Jun 2018 description

La Red de sistemas de alerta temprana contra la hambruna (FEWS NET, por sus siglas en inglés) monitorea las tendencias de los precios de los alimentos básicos en los países que son vulnerables a la inseguridad alimentaria.

27 Jun 2018 description

El Secretario General de la OEA, Luis Almagro, se reunió este 26 de junio con el Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores de México, Luis Videgaray Caso, y una delegación plural de legisladores y legisladoras mexicanos encabezada por el presidente del Senado, Ernesto Cordero Arroyo, para abordar la crisis migratoria por la cual niños y niñas han sido separados de sus padres y madres en la zona fronteriza de Estados Unidos con México.

25 Jun 2018 description

Legislation offers basis for a humane response for those seeking asylum

24 Jun 2018 description

Right now, as policies and procedures surrounding children separated from their families continue to evolve, a major concern has yet to be resolved: the plight of those thousands who remain removed from their parents. ChildFund International is deeply concerned about their wellbeing. We have been working with children and families on both sides of the border for decades, and will apply that unique expertise and insight to assist these children until they can be reunited.

21 Jun 2018 description

Joel Suncar/Fotos William Meoño

Ciudad de Guatemala, 20 jun (AGN).- El Gobierno de México, a través del embajador Luis Manuel López, entregó hoy un cargamento con ayuda humanitaria para los guatemaltecos afectados por la erupción del volcán de Fuego, ocurrida el 3 de junio último.

El diplomático explicó que 40 toneladas de insumos fueron recolectadas gracias al acopio y coordinación de la Secretaría de Protección Civil del estado de Chiapas y la Asociación Agrícola de Productores de Plátano del Soconusco.

20 Jun 2018 description

As we mark World Refugee Day 2018 on June 20, governments confront humanitarian challenges of enormous proportion, with more than 68 million refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) around the world. The U.S. government has long played a key role in helping meet the needs of refugees and IDPs. Thus, it is appropriate and important that Refugees International (RI) evaluates and offers a report card on the Trump administration’s progress on refugee and humanitarian protection.

20 Jun 2018 description

Michael Clemens and Kate Gough

Each year tens of thousands of children make the difficult journey from Central America to the U.S. border—some with family members and some alone. Amidst a heated and emotional debate about the “right way” to handle these migrants, we need to make sure we’re paying attention to the hard facts about why so many children are coming.

20 Jun 2018 description

Today we commemorate World Refugee Day.

There are nearly 70 million people who have been forcibly displaced around the world as a result of persecution, conflict or generalized violence. Their precarious situation makes them more vulnerable. Many of these people have seen their most basic human rights violated.

Human decency demands that we protect them, aid them, help them. But so does international law. We must not forget that. And we must not allow others to forget it.