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IMRC Policy Points III

Backgrounder on Safety and Legal Protection of Irregular Migrants and Volunteer Workers in Mexico
Andrea Pietrzak

published: 2012 | Research publication | Policy Points

This backgrounder summarizes the risks faced by irregular migrants and humanitarian workers in Mexico based on various reports. Utilizing the documentation provided by, Casa del Migrante, a migrant shelter in Saltillo, Mexico, this backgrounder explains the security threats to migrants, migrant shelters and shelter workers. Recommendations are proposed on pages 3 and 4, aimed at Federal, State, Municipal and International levels of government.

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