03/16/2018

Urgent Action: 48 Asylum Seekers at Risk of Refoulement (México: UA 58.18)


48 people including families and children, who came to Mexico looking for protection, are at risk of being deported to possible persecution or grave human rights violations in their countries due to unusual failures in the procedures of Mexico´s refugee agency and migration authority.

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48 people including families and children, who came to Mexico looking for protection, are at risk of being deported to possible persecution or grave human rights violations in their countries due to unusual failures in the procedures of Mexico´s refugee agency and migration authority.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Calling the Head of the COMAR to urgently issue the 48 asylum seekers with the certificates required to prove they are requesting asylum;
  • Calling the Head of COMAR to urgently analyse and resolve on each of these 48 cases in accordance with international standards, taking into account the situation of families and children seeking protection;
  • Calling the Commissioner of the INM to provide humanitarian visas for the 48 asylum seekers while their claim for asylum is in process.

Contact these two officials by 27 April 2018:

Commissioner of the National Migration Institute (INM)
Gerardo García Benavente
Avenida Homero 1832, Polanco, Los Morales Polanco,
11510 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Commissioner

Ambassador Geronimo Gutierrez Fernandez,
Embassy of Mexico

1911 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC 20006
Phone: 1 202 728 1600 I Fax: 202 728 1698
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @GERONIMO__GF
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 58.18
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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