Migrants are commonly seen as both unwanted intruders and powerless victims, but Laura Agustin own ideas work to break down this duality and think about power in different ways. Laura Agustín writes as a lifelong migrant and sometime worker in both nongovernmental and academic projects about sex, travel and work.
AMC operates as a monitoring, research, information, publishing, training, support and action center dedicated to the promotion of the human rights and empowerment of migrant workers and their families in Asia.
Palestinian community-based organization that aims to provide a resource pool of alternative, critical and progressive information and analysis on the question of Palestinian refugees.
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Asia Research Institute (ARI)
Migration is one of its research clusters.
Calcutta Research Group
They work in the scholar-activist world for its policy studies on autonomy, human rights, women’s dignity, issues of forced displacement and migration, peace and conflict resolution, citizenship, borders and border-conflicts, and other themes relevant to democracy. India.
Center for Migrant Advocacy- Philippines (CMA-Phils)
This is an advocacy group that promotes the rights of overseas Filipinos - land- or sea-based migrant workers and Filipino immigrants - and their families.
Institute for Migration and Development Issues (IMDI)
The Institute for Migration and Development is a nonprofit thinktank that does policy research, advocacy, networking, and development journalism on international migration and development issues in the Philippines
Kanlungan Centre Foundation
The Centre strives to work towards the attainment of redress, justice and empowerment for Filipino/a migrant workers.
International women's human rights organization that works in partnership with community-based women's organizations worldwide to address issues of health and reproductive rights, economic development, education, and other human rights.
Migrant Forum in Asia - MFA
MFA is a regional network of non-government organizations (NGOs), associations and trade unions of migrant workers, and individual advocates in Asia that are committed to protect and promote the rights and welfare of migrant workers.
Migrante International
International alliance of Filipino migrant organizations.
Online resourches for migrant workers. Migrants.net is the homepage of the Mission for Filipino Migrant Workers. MFMW is a migrant-serving institution established in Hong Kong on 3 March 1981. It is an ecumenical institution assisting migrant workers who are in distress. Concomitantly, the Mission works and supports efforts for the recognition and respect for the rights and well-being of migrant workers and articulates this within the larger community.
National Consortium for Refugee Affairs - NCRA
Organisation committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa.
Refugee Research Programme - RRP
The RRP advocates for the formal status and the social and economic rights of refugees in South Africa.
Sari Equity
They work to support civil society to foster safe migration, reduce trafficking, raise the standards for care of survivors and improve the implementation of laws in South Asia.
Shaml - Palestinian Diaspora and Refugee Center
Shaml is an independent non-governmental organization, dedicated to Palestinian refugees and the Palestinian Diaspora.
South African Network of Skills Abroad - SANSA
SANSA links skilled people living abroad who wish to make a contribution to South Africa's economic and social development and connects them with local experts and projects.
Southern African Migration Project
Research, policy and training programme designed to facilitate the formulation and implementation of new initiatives on cross-border population migration in the region.
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Selected news
Access to health care: A fundamental right not respected in Europe
Tue Dec 14 2010 - Source: HUMA
The HUMA network is publishing a first comparative inventory of the legislations in 10 European countries on access to health care for undocumented migrants and asylum seekers.
UN experts urge Thailand to stop immediately the expulsions of Hmong
Sat Jan 02 2010 - Source: OHCHR
Two independent experts of the UN Human Rights Council expressed their grave concern at reports of forcible return of large numbers of Hmong from Thailand to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
Updates on undocumented migrants in Europe
The last edition of PICUM's newsletter, released August 2008, focuses on news items and policy developments concerning the basic social rights of undocumented migrants in Europe. (PDF format).

Migrations - Mon Dec 13 2010
For its annual report on the European borders, Migreurop has chosen to emphasize three main steps of the fights led by the authorities against the candidates to migration: the controls of their movements, detention and deportation. Denouncing the « externalization » process of the European union migratory policy, Migreurop shows how third countries are obliged, through the threat of the reconsideration of cooperation agreements and development aid, not only to readmit the migrants chased from Europe, but also to keep them on their own territory from travelling towards its doors.
Fuente: Migreurop

Durban Review Conference 2009 Internally Displaced Persons Migrations Migrant sex work
Convention on rights of migrants Migration: Hemispheric Conference   

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