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Elma Saiz has introduced modifications to the Immigration Law to “strengthen the protection of migrants against exploitation”

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The Minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, Elma SaizFernando AlvaradoEFE

After presiding over his first Sectoral Immigration Conference at present in Madrid, Elma Saiz has introduced that it’ll attempt to promote the mandatory regulatory modifications in order that the Autonomous Communities are not solely answerable for unaccompanied overseas minors (or, as they’re generally identified, artwork) which might be of their territories. This measure, which seems within the settlement reached between the PSOE and the Canarian Coalition for the investiture of Pedro Sanchezgoals to realize a extra equitable distribution between the communities in order that conditions such because the one at the moment going by the Canary Islands don’t happen, the place there are 4,391 minors beneath guardianship, greater than double the quantity earlier than the summer season, as a consequence of the fixed arrival of cayucos between July and October.

In addition, the brand new Minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration has introduced that, within the first half of 2024, she is going to promote a reform of the laws of the Foreigners Law to “simplify documentation and procedures” and likewise “strengthen the protection of “migrants towards exploitation”.

The government of the Canary Islands, through Candelaria Delgadothe Minister of Children, has regretted the lack of short-term measures during the Sectoral Conference and have announced that it has been agreed that the Canary Islands will assume the vice presidency of the Conference: “We will work to enhance coordination between the autonomous communities and solidarity interterritorial”, said Delgado, who recalled that this year more than 38,000 people have arrived in the Archipelago in canoes or boats.

The positive assessment that Saiz has made of the conference has contrasted with the reading made by the communities that are in the hands of the PP. The Andalusian Government has regretted “persevering with with out data and with no dedication to finance the switch and reception of minors from the Canary Islands”, while the second vice president of the Valencian Community, Susana Camarero, has called for “actual data, coordination and dedication” to address the migration crisis. In addition, he has reported that minors have arrived from the Canary Islands with adult documentation. For its part, the Government of Murcia has demanded state financing to “have the ability to attend to the arrival of migrants from the Canary Islands” and has denounced that the Region is supporting with its personal sources the bills derived from their reception and integration.