Mexican advocates stand their ground to defend rights of detained migrants and to monitor immigration detention

IDC stood together with over 200 organizations calling for a reversal of the Mexican government's decision to deny civil society organizations access to immigration detention centers across the…


Alternative care models for Migrant Children Protection Protocol

On Mexico's southern border, IDC supports alternative care models and strategies for strengthening local implementation of Mexico's Migrant Children Protection Protocol IDC Americas brought 2019 to a…


Interview to the IDC Americas team

Interview with Diana Martínez, IDC Americas Program Officer on the current conditions of migration in the region   How are you, through IDC, confronting the increased security on the borders and…


Act of solidarity calls for an end to immigration detention

United in the belief that immigration detention is not a solution and that we need to create new perspectives, IDC and the Campaign to End the Immigration Detention of Children joined forces this…


How IDC Defines ‘Alternatives to Detention’

Even though the phrase ‘alternatives to detention’ is present in numerous international human rights instruments, it is not an established legal term or a prescriptive concept. In fact, different…


Latest Evidence for Ending Family Detention

Written by Dr. Robyn Sampson Senior Advisor, International Detention Coalition The program demonstrates that case management works in achieving immigration compliance at a tiny fraction of the fiscal…


Arbitrary Detention a Focus of CMW Report on Mexico and Ecuador

The UN Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers has published findings on Mexico and Ecuador as two of the countries examined during its latest session from 4 to 13 September. The Committee…


IMPORTANT: Call for Inputs on Immigration Detention

  WHAT: The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families has decided to elaborate General Comment No. 5 on Migrants’ Rights to Liberty and…


Nuevo curso en línea sobre alternativas

¡AHORA EN ESPAÑOL! Presentamos el curso completo sobre las Alternativas a la Detención Migratoria El curso es parte del Kit de Herramientas en línea de IDC, que presenta las experiencias de las y…


México puede evitar la detención ante el desplazamiento forzado masivo

México puede evitar la detención ante el desplazamiento forzado masivo Ante el desplazamiento forzado de miles de personas centroamericanas que ingresaron a México en octubre 2018 y otras que…