Reports

Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (March 28, 2019)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4th 2018, IOM has provided voluntary return assistance to 1280 people, 52 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (March 14, 2019)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has provided voluntary return assistance to 1238 people, 52 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Inter-agency Response - Migrant caravans (February 28, 2019)

Between January and February 2019, over 15,000 humanitarian visitor cards had been delivered. To the end of February, 7,941 people had sought asylum. The Mexican government has informed people can request information on applications for Humanitarian Visitor Cards at the Mexican embassies in their countries of origin. Shelters at Tecun Uman (Guatemala) and El Palillo (Mexico) have now been dismantled.

In light of these mixed movements of asylum-seekers and migrants, the United Nations system and partners in the field have been deploying teams to the borders to support governments in the countries of origin, transit and destination in responding to the specific needs of these groups, according to the respective mandates.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (February 22, 2019)

IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return Program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who cannot or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has provided voluntary return assistance to 1079 people, 48 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Flow Monitoring Survey at Suchiate, Chiapas (January 25-30, 2019)

As part of the activities of IOM Regional Program on Migration in Mexico, a flow monitoring survey has been implemented in the southern border region of the country, specifically in the State of Chiapas on the border with Guatemala. The survey was conducted in the context of the emergence of migratory movements known as Caravans of Central American Migrants. These caravans are characterized, by the migration of people mainly from countries of North Central America towards the North America.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (January 31, 2019)

IOM’s voluntary assisted return program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who cannot or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has provided voluntary return assistance to 726 people, 42 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.

 

 


Inter-agency Response - Migrant caravans (January 30, 2019)

As a result of the mass arrivals from Central America, the Mexican Government began implementation on a pilot basis of a new entry procedure at the border in Ciudad Hidalgo under its new immigration policy. Under the new policy, the Government commits to a migratory regime based on human rights. Although many of the details of the policy remain to be defined, it is expected to have significant impact on the large movements of people from the NCA. 

In light of these mixed movements of asylum-seekers and migrants, the United Nations system and partners in the field have been deploying teams to the borders to support governments in the countries of origin, transit and destination in responding to the specific needs of these groups, according to the respective mandates.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (January 18, 2019)

IOM’s voluntary assisted return program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who cannot or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has provided voluntary return assistance to 627 people, 38 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Flow Monitoring Survey at Tijuana, Baja California (December 20 and 21, 2018)

On December 20 and 21 of 2018, IOM applied surveys at the El Barretal shelter and the Benito Juárez sports complex located in Tijuana, Baja California, on the northern border of Mexico. IOM established these two monitoring points due to the confluence of migrants who formed part of the Caravan of Central American Migrants, which headed to the north in the months of October and November of 2018.


Inter-agency response to the Central American Caravans - (January 17, 2019)

In light of the new caravans composed by asylum-seekers and migrants, the United Nations system and partners in the field have been deploying teams to the borders to support governments in the countries of origin, transit and destination in responding to the specific needs of these groups, according to the respective mandates.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (January 4, 2019)

IOM’s voluntary assisted return program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who cannot or do not want to stay in their countries of transit or destination and wish to return voluntarily to their country of origin. Since November 4th, 2018, IOM has provided voluntary return assistance to 589 people, 38 of which are unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.


Inter-agency Response - Migrant caravans (December 15, 2018)

Since mid-October, large groups of people largely referred to as ‘caravans’ left the North of Central America – particularly from Honduras and El Salvador – heading northward with the hope of reaching Mexico and the United States of America. In light of massive asylum-seekers and migrants, the United Nations system and partners in the field have been supporting governments in the countries of origin, transit and destination to provide a response to the specific needs of this population, according to the respective mandates.


Sitrep - Assisted Voluntary Return Program (November 28, 2018)

IOM’s voluntary assisted return program aims to achieve the voluntary, orderly and humane return of migrants who can not or do not wish to remain in their host countries and wish to voluntarily return to their country of origin. Since November 4th, with PRM support, IOM has provided voluntary return assistance to 453 people, of which 25 are unaccompanied migrant children.


Migration Flows Report in Central America, North America and the Caribbean N°7 (April- June, 2018)

Data of migrants from Mesoamerica, Venezuela, extra-regional migrants from Africa and Asia, and migrants from Cuba and Haiti.


Migration Flows Report in Central America, North America and the Caribbean N°6 (January - March, 2018)