Our Recent Press Releases
SIMN Joins Those Who Reject the Reimplementation of “Remain Mexico”
New York, December 3rd, 2021. The Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN) adds its voice to the different voices who have expressed rejection and deep concern before the reimplementation of the DHS program Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), commonly known as “Remain in Mexico”. We fully endorse the press release published by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the words of H.E. Mario E. Dorsonville, Auxiliar Bishop of Washington and chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Migration: Continue reading SIMN Joins Those Who Reject the Reimplementation of “Remain Mexico”
SIMN Joins the Call to Respect the Right to Humanitarian Protection and Due Process of Migrants Expelled Under Title 42
New York, September 20, 2021 – The network of Scalabrinian entities, through the Scalabrini International Migration Network (SIMN), joins the call made by various civil society organizations and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to the authorities of the United States and Mexico to put an end to the accelerated deportations of migrants who are at the border crossing between El Río, Texas, and Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico. This process in which the right of migrants to know if they are legally eligible to receive the Refugee status or other international protection measures, as contemplated in national and international humanitarian protection frameworks, is violating the principle of no return or non-refoulement.