Legal Aspects of Assisting Venezuelan Indigenous Migrants in Brazil
Arosa Otero, Guilherme
do Prado Junior, Manoel Batista
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The recent flow of Venezuelan nationals constitutes one of the biggest in the Latin American history. The flow presents risks to the refugees and migrants and multiple challenges to public authorities, civil society and international organizations managing this large-scale movement. One of those challenges is the presence of international indigenous in the move – a population group with significant cultural, social and legal particularities. The present report depicts, analyses and make recommendations focusing on the beginning of the reception process of those indigenous Venezuelans in Northern Brazil. Originally published in Portuguese in 2018, the report addresses the main legal questions and practical challenges to enforce indigenous migrants’ rights during the migration flow.