Type: Conference Proceedings

Family of the Migrant Worker

Conference Proceedings

This was convened by the National Institutebof Migration, Familias y Sociedad and DIFI during National Migration Week at Centro Cultural Tlatelolco in Mexico City, Mexico, from the October 21-22, 2009 and brought together specialists to initiate a dialogue on the subject of migration that takes into account the welfare of the family, which is in itself often the initial motive for migration. These proceedings present important conclusions regarding addressing the issue of family reunification for migrants, the protection of unaccompanied migrant minors, and respect for the dignity of the human person.