Migration is one
of the most important global issues of the 21st century. As a
responsible actor and as a country of
origin, transit, destination and return, Mexico must take a comprehensive
and multidimensional approach to facing this challenge.
Today more than ever, Mexico is taking responsibility and
working to build a vision that is both global and regional, and based on human
rights, shared responsibility and an appreciation for the contributions of people
who leave their hometowns to seek new opportunities. This is the context within
which the Open Door Program was
The Open Door Program
is a one-stop source for migrants to
provide them with a friendly, productive and beneficial return to Mexico.
It will also benefit their communities in Mexico. Through the program, the
Foreign Ministry will link the consular network with its delegations to ensure
that each migrant and their family receive effective and coordinated
In a second stage, the Foreign Ministry hopes to include various
government agencies in the program to provide multidimensional attention that
involves access to job, educational, health and housing programs.