There is a growing interest from both government and civil society stakeholders in exploring more reliable, cost-effective alternatives to detention in order to address the human rights and humanitarian concerns and resource constraints associated with detention.
The Regional Dialogue brought together diverse stakeholders to evaluate current compliance of State commitments and take steps towards effective immigration policy.
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CMW-CRC Joint General Comment on the Human Rights of
“What do we hope for the future?” is the central question of the new report on policies and practices in immigration detention and alternatives to detention in the Americas.
Members at the IDC Annual Member Meeting 2016
Our annual member meeting will be held at the International Conference
For over 10 years, Argentina’s immigration law has been upheld as a positive example both regionally and internationally. However, a decree was announced that replaces the law with more restrictive migration policy, representing a concerning step backward in terms of international and regional human rights commitments.
The IDC welcomes this update on UNHCR’s position on the detention of children in the context of immigration. As a