There are currently more than 65 million forcibly displaced persons in the world as a result of persecution, conflicts, violence and human rights violations.
In this extremely complicated global migratory context, the Foundation attempts to bring about social transformation through the legal profession.
Legal work in favour of the rights of the most vulnerable forced migrants:
- Access to the Spanish National Health System for forced migrants.
- Mental health and international protection.
- Conversion to Christianity and international protection.
- Asylum and refuge vs other non-refugee migrants, in cooperation with the Madrid Bar Association’s Migration Group.
- Determination of the age of unaccompanied migrant minors, in cooperation with the Raíces Foundation.
- Legal protecction of unaccompanied migrant minors, in cooperation with the Harraga Association.
- Duration of foreign minors’s residence cards in Melilla, in cooperation with PRODEIN.
Practical guide for lawyers on Inmigration Detention Centers
The Fernando Pombo Foundation launches the 3rd edition of the Exequo Project under the name “CIE“, in collaboration with Pueblos Unidos, a reference entity in Spain in accompanying, serving, and defending the cause of migrant people, families and groups.
The initiative arises in an extremely complicated global migration context, in which Fernando Pombo Foundation wants to act as a transforming agent through the legal profession.
- To promote the rights of forced migrants.
- To raise the awareness of the Spanish legal profession about immigration detention centers.
- To launch a practical guide for lawyers.
For that purpose, the Foundation work with a network of national and international lawyers, NGOs, universities, legal clinics, companies, associations, public administrations and representative institutions.