USCRI is committed to upholding the rights of refugees. These rights are based on international laws and treaties that allow for recognition before the law, freedom of movement, and the ability to become self-reliant through work and educational opportunity. Our Warehousing Campaign calls attention to these rights when they are violated by host countries and the international community. As part of this campaign and as a commitment to international standards, USCRI partners with more than 400 civil society groups around the world to advocate for the rights of displaced people and those who are migrating.
USCRI collaborated with fellow non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working with refugees in the Americas to issue this report. It provides an examination of best practices and ongoing protection concerns in 14 countries in the region. The 30th anniversary of the Cartagena Declaration of Refugees this year, provided an opportune time for this examination. This report is the result of extensive research, refugee focus groups and interviews NGOs in the region working with refugees.
You can access the English Executive Summary of the report here
You can access the entire report in Spanish here
Report on Refugee Status Determination in Latin America
"Refugee Status Determination in Latin America: Regional Challenges and Opportunities. The national systems in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Mexico."
You can access the report in English here
You can access the report in Spanish here
USCRI Ethiopia Briefing: Implementation of the Out of Camp Scheme for Eritrean Refugees