The issue of immigration and migrants is one of the most important and controversial concerns currently facing the nations of the Americas. The movement of people between nations, both legally and illegally, is a matter that the nations of the region must work collectively to solve. The OAS is an advocate for the rights of such migrant workers and provides support in this process of integration and acceptance through several initiatives.

Summits of the Americas Mandates on Migration

OAS Migration and Development Program

Rapporteurship on the Rights of Migrants

Inter-American Program for the Protection of Human Rights of Migrants

OAS Department of Public Security

OAS Committee on Hemispheric Security – Trafficking in Persons

Continuous Reporting System on International Migration in the Americas (SICREMI)