Human Rights of Migrants, Refugees, Stateless Persons, Victims of Human Trafficking and Internally Displaced Persons: Norms and Standards of the Inter-American Human Rights System

OEA/Ser.L/V/II.Doc. 46/15
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)
Publication Year
The Americas
Thematic Area
Law & Policies
Human Rights / Law – International / Migration / Refugee
Open access

The main purpose of this report is to lay out the legal standards developed by the Inter-American Commission and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights—in keeping with the obligations arising from the inter-American human rights instruments, particularly the American Convention on Human Rights, the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, and other applicable inter-American and international instruments—with regard to the scope and content of the human rights of migrants, asylum seekers, refugees, persons in need of complementary protection, stateless persons, victims of human trafficking, and internally displaced persons.