Migrants Protection Workshop

veracruzOn February 26-27, Consul General Hugo Rodriguez and other U.S. Embassy representatives presented at the second Veracruz SRE-sponsored conference on protection and attention to migrants. Services to migrant communities is a priority for the U.S. government.  In recognition of the growing number of transnational families, the Embassy strives to work with state and local partners to facilitate the exchange of information and, more importantly, access to social services such as education. The Embassy gave presentations and answered questions on topics ranging from federal benefits to paths to U.S. citizenship to the importance of documenting U.S. citizen minors.