A Human Right We All Share
We believe that each person has a human right to migrate. Alongside partners such as Jesuit Migrant Network-LAC, we are committed to promoting access to services that protect and accompany migrants on their journey, regardless of their immigration status, with a particular focus on those who are most at risk of human rights violations.
people were forcibly displaced by the end of 2020.
or 42% of those 82.4 million were children under the age of 18.
people will be forcibly displayed by 2050 due to extreme weather events.
What does right to migrant mean?
Regardless of nationalities or migratory status, all should have their rights respected as they embark on a journey in search of a better future.
According to the United Nations, “refugees and migrants are entitled to the same universal human rights and fundamental freedoms, which must be respected, protected and fulfilled at all times.”
The forcibly displaced are often denied their basic human rights and fundamental freedoms. Compelled to endure a life in the shadows of our societies, being disproportionately vulnerable to discrimination, exploitation and marginalization.
What are we doing about it?
Magis Americas partners with the Jesuit Migrant Network – LAC to highlight the needs of migrants across the Americas.
Whether it be through collaboration with the greater network, or supporting specific projects in countries such as Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia, we are committed to accompanying migrants and working to ensure they are received with hospitality.