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Security multinational G4S, which branded itself a shambles over the Olympics staffing crisis, has been shortlisted among the world’s most shameful firms of 2012.
The Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants has called on the EU to change policies that criminalise migrants and their supporters.
On 4 December 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants Day.
There is a whole raft of initiatives and referendums on state ballots. We offer a summary here, with comments where appropriate on issues of social justice relating to these proposals.
The Quaker Asylum and Refugee Network has issued a atatement calling for the ending of indefinite immigration detention.
Migration activists, migrant church leaders and representatives of ecumenical groups from Africa, Europe and the Middle East have been meeting this week.
The World Council of Churches is organising a regional conference in Lebanon from 5-7 December to address the global issues of migration.
In May 2010 the Government announced that it would end the immigration detention of children, but it is failing to do so says the Children's Society.
Two church groups with membership in North America and the Caribbean have pledged to work to improve the lives of migrant Caribbean workers.