Brazil provides legal status to 100,000 Venezuelan migrants thanks to advocacy by a coalition of organizations.
Civil society organizations, migrant movements, and international agencies work together.
To welcome, protect, and integrate the migrant population so they can live with dignity.
The creation of inclusive regulations and policies that protect and guarantee the rights of migrants.
• From a state of emergency to the recognition of rights.
• Collaborative action involving stakeholders that do not always commonly work together, such as civil society organizations and the army.
Advocacy to use Law 13.445/17 and emergency assistance regulations as the legal framework for taking in Venezuelan migrants. The law establishes the rights and responsibilities of migrants, regulates their entrance into the country, and sets principles and guidelines for public policies that affect them. It was urgent that this law be effectively implemented to tend to the Venezuelan population.