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Statement of the Scalabrini International Migration Network On US Executive Order on Immigration, January 25, 2017

FEV 26 2017 by SIMN
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The Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) is a network of over 270 programs serving migrants worldwide, including schools, shelters, community centers, and educational institutes, operated by the Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles, Scalabrinians.

Through our work, we see the injustices against migrants and refugees who are searching for safety and a better life, by smugglers, enforcement officials, and human traffickers.  We understand the importance of humane migration policies which protect the rights of persons on the move and seek to encourage nations to uphold their obligations to human rights, consistent with domestic and international laws.

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Press Release

FEV 11 2017 by SIMN
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On the occasion of the 103rd World Day for Migrants and Refugees, January 15, 2017, the Migrant and Refugee Section of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development is launching its first media campaign to raise awareness about the issues of its concern.

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Comunicazione

FEV 11 2017 by SIMN
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In occasione della 103a Giornata Mondiale del Migrante e Rifugiati, in data 15 gennaio 2017, la Sezione Migranti e Rifugiati del Dicastero per il Servizio dello Sviluppo Umano Integrale lancia la sua prima campagna mediatica di sensibilizzazione sulle questioni di sua competenza.

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Wider protection for migrant and refugee children

NOV 17 2016 by SIMN
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Rome, 17 November 2016 – On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on November 20th, we echo Pope Francis’ appeal “to adopt every possible measure to guarantee the protection and safety of child migrants.” In this time of epic human displacement, “children constitute the most vulnerable group, because as they face the life ahead of them, they are invisible and voiceless”. 

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