Regularising people’s residence status means recognising them as a part of society, and addressing and preventing the harm they experience when undocumented.

We call for fair and effective regularisation measures that work for people.

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Regularising the status of people who live undocumented means recognising them as part of our societies, and improving their quality of life overall.

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