Asylum Access México joined a regional coalition of 41 organizations from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and the United States today to call for a multi-country thematic hearing to address the wide-ranging impacts of U.S. migration policy in recent years on migrants, refugees, and unaccompanied children throughout the region, bringing particular attention to the policies enacted since the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic that have devastating consequences for access to international and humanitarian protection.
Read the request:
Request for Thematic Hearing During 177th Period of Sessions of the
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Addressing Systemic Human
Rights Violations in the Region Resulting from Measures Implemented by
the United States, in Cooperation with Mexico, Impeding Access to
International and Humanitarian Protection.