OEA/Ser.L/V/II.111

Doc. 20 rev.

16 April 2001

Original: Spanish  

  SECOND PROGRESS REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEURSHIP ON MIGRANT WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN THE HEMISPHERE

       

TABLE OF CONTENTS  

                                                                                                                 

I.        INTRODUCTION

 

II.       MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL

RAPPORTEUR IN THE YEAR 2000

 

III.      CASE LAW IN THE INTER-AMERICAN SYSTEM FOR THE PROTECTION AND

PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN RELATION TO MIGRANT WORKERS

AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES

 

The Request for Provisional Measures and the Courtís Decision

 

IV.      MIGRATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

 

Migration on the rise

Hemispheric trends 

Migratory Policies and Violation of Human Rights

Mechanisms for the Protection of the Human Rights of Migrant Workers

 

V.       DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA AND RACISM AGAINST

MIGRANT WORKERS IN THE AMERICAS 

 

VI.      DUE PROCESS GUARANTEES

 

VII.     DETENTION CONDITIONS

 

VIII.    COUNTRY RESPONSES TO THE QUESTIONNAIRE SENT OUT BY THE OFFICE

OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON MIGRANT WORKERS

 

 

IX.      CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 

 

ANNEX

 

I.        INTRODUCTION 

 

II.       RESPONSES

 

1.       Xenophobia   

2.       Equal protection before the law  

3.       Illegal traffic of migrant workers 

4.       Violence, abuses against migrant workers 

5.       Massive expulsion, proceeding of expulsion 

6.       Judicial Guarantees and Due Process of law