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Mexico offers full protection of rights related to Health, Religion, Assembly, Opinion, Equal Protection, Vulnerable Migrants, Legal Personhood, Victims of Crime, and Nationality. However, the differences between protection scores and implementation-adjusted protection scores is significant. In many categories, even if the protections exist on paper, they are inconsistently implemented in practice. As an example, Mexico’s Migration Law’s article 67 establishes clearly that migrants in irregular situations have the right of...
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The Migrant Rights Initiative conducts cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on the human rights of migrants and then fosters opportunities for innovative action that reshapes the way governments treat people who cross international borders. Our Migrant Rights Database (MRD) evaluates how countries protect and implement 17 categories of rights according to 65 standardized indicators, based on the Initiative’s International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR).about the initiativecontact us