Yianni Stamas Deconstructs December 18 Also Known as International Migrants Day

The Difficulties Due to COVID-19

Blog Coalition, consisting of nearly 60 blogs (as of this date), is committed to the cause of helping those who are migrating to our country. Building awarness is very important which is something this brief article, as well as other blogs participating in the coalition. In its most simple definition, December 18, International Migrants Day that offers a new pathway for many migrants seeking a better life in the United States of America. In a world where some countries practice exploitation and trafficking, the USA is a place where serenity is practiced. But, this process has become increasing difficult due to COVID-19.

Protection of Rights

This has lead to even hire evictions, losses and discrimination. International Migrants Day gives a healthy alternative for migrants seeking a better life. The day, December 18, was chosen due to it being the anniversary of the 1990 adoption by the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.

Opportunity for All

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon put it this way:

“On this International Migrants Day, I call on the international community to act on the global compact on safe, regular and orderly migration as an important contribution to building a world of peace, prosperity, dignity and opportunity for all.”