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Legal Stay Granted for Zimbabwean Migrants

Jul 04, 2023
Categories: Articles Migration Policies news

Photo by Cytonn Photography on Unsplash On June 28th, the Pretoria High Court declared that the Minister of DHA’s decision to terminate the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) was “unlawful and unconstitutional.” The first exemption permit for Zimbabweans was established by South Africa in 2009 as the Dispensation of Zimbabwean Permit (DZP) to assist those fleeing political and economic instability (Mhaka, 2023). The permit was eventually reissued as the Zimbabwean Special Dispensation Permit (ZSP) and finally as the Zimbabwe...

Hospitality and the United States Immigration Law

Jul 04, 2023
Categories: Articles

Photo of Vincent de Paul retrieved from St. Vincent de Paul Image Archive Online In today’s blog we share the work by Rev. Craig B. Mousin titled, “You Were Told to Love the Immigrant, But What if the Story Never Happened? Hospitality and United States”. The book highlights the intersection between biblical narratives and the law. The article describes the role played by secular and religious narratives in... de Paul.PNG

Youth and Migration

Jun 27, 2023
Categories: Youth migration Migrants Migration in Africa

Photo by Geralt on Pixabay Young people around the world continue to move internally and internationally because of a myriad of factors that either push them out of their country/place of origin or pull factors that attract them to the destination area. Some of these factors include employment, education, marriage, and to escape from poverty, violence, conflict, and environmental change (United Nations Department of...

World Refugees Day: Assessing South Africa's Refugee Protection System

Jun 20, 2023
Categories: Event Refugees

Image: (left to right) Abdikadir Khalif Mohamed, Devon Turner, Fr. Peter-John Pearson, Corey Johnson, and Nabeelah Mia Of the 34.3 million refugees around the word (United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), 2023a), South...

Scalabrini Day Commemoration

Jun 13, 2023
Categories: Event Migration in Africa Pastoral care of migrants and refugees Research

1 of June 2023 marked the memory of St John Scalabrini, founder of the Congregation of the Scalabrini Fathers and promoter of the pastoral care of migrants, refugees, and people on the move around the world.

We care for Climate: A training for Youth

Jun 06, 2023
Categories: climate change Migration in Africa

In October 2023 the Pastoral Office for Migrants will be hosting a “Welcome Festival” of Turin which SIHMA will be part of, thanks to the call from the youth of ASCS (Scalabrini Agency for Development Cooperation). The event is part of the “Mindchangers project” launched by the Piedmont region, in the Northwest of Italy. The collaboration between ASCS and SIHMA will be concretised in a Webinar addressed to an audience of young people from...