Around the world, migrants, especially irregular migrants, increasingly face barriers to accessing essential services that are indispensable to their survival and basic dignity, such as health care, shelter, food and legal assistance. There are a range of factors that prevent this access, including outright exclusions but also more indirect factors, such as fears of arrest, detention and deportation, prohibitively high service costs, and language issues.

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Download: New Walled Order: How barriers to basic services turn migration into a humanitarian crisis

Publication date: 05/07/2018

Document status: Final

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Document data

National Societies
IFRC
Countries
Global
Themes
Human related, Migration, Population movement
Document type
Policy brief/position, Policy document, Report
Format
PDF