Comments on legislation and policy

In this page, the UN Special Rapporteur shares all comments provided by the mandate to States on national laws, regulations and policies. The mandate regularly provides comments on the adequacy of normative and policy developments with international standards on the human rights of migrants. 

Below is a list of letters concerning national norms sent by the UN special rapporteur and the responses from Government to these communications

Recent communications

European Union

  • Joint communication of Special Procedures ahead of the informal summit of EU heads of state or government in Salzburg on 19-20 September 2018 OL OTH 64/2018


  • Projet de loi n° 714 " pour une immigration maîtrisée et un droit d’asile effectif "  OL FRA 4/2018
    Réponse du Gouvernement : 3 juillet 2018


  • Moción ante el Congreso que posibilitaría la criminalizacion de personas defensoras de derechos humanos que proporcionan ayuda humanitaria a las personas migrantes. JOL HND 6/2019
    Government response: 12 February 2020




  • Amendment Bill to the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act JOL JPN 3/2021

United States of America