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Art competition awards works of refugees

The contest “Making Art in Conare: Human Mobility in Art” wants to recognize and reward works of art performed or to be performed by refugees in Brazil. Artists wishing to participate must have the refugee status recognized by the National Committee for Refugees (Conare) and register online or by post until June 15. Visual arts […]

Applications open for the course “Awakening the Entrepreneur” for refugees

Applications are open for the course “Awakening the Entrepreneur” at Sesc 24 de Maio, in São Paulo, with a specific class for refugees who are in Brazil. The objective is to enable the student in the whole process of creating and growing his own business, in addition to empowering those who are already engaged in […]

Applications for the Municipal Council of Immigrants of São Paulo are open

Applications are open for the Municipal Council of Immigrants of São Paulo. All immigrants and collectives, immigrant associations and organizations or immigrant support organizations may apply for a vacancy. The in person registration goes until this Friday (27), at the Municipal Department of Human Rights and Citizenship (SMDHC): Rua Líbero Badaró, 119, 7º andar, Centro. […]

Applications for free Portuguese courses at UFABC are open

Applications for free Portuguese courses are open at the Federal University of ABC (UFABC) until Sunday (29). The course material is included and also free of charge. Classes will take place on Saturdays, in the morning or in the afternoon, between May 19 and August 31, at the campuses of Santo André and São Bernardo. […]

UFSCar announces 2019 refugee call for applications

The Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) has announced the rules for the selection of refugees in 2019 in its undergraduate courses. This will be the fourth consecutive edition in which UFSCar will use the results of the National High School Exam (Enem) as a selection criterion. Applications for registration of people who have participated […]

Exemption of fee for revalidation of diplomas of refugees becomes law in SP

A new law (No. 16,685) was approved this Wednesday (21) by the government of the State of São Paulo, instituting the exemption of the payment of the fee charged for the revalidation of undergraduate, postgraduate, master’s and doctorate degrees at public universities in São Paulo for refugees who live in the state. The decision will […]

Ordinance that regulates temporary residence for migrants is published

It was published this Thursday, March 15, the Interministerial Ordinance No. 9, from March 14, 2018, which regulates the grant of temporary residence, for a period of two years, to the migrant who is a national of a border country, where the Residency Agreement for Nationals of MERCOSUR and Associate Countries Parties is not in […]

Refuge interviews can be scheduled by mobile message

The Ministry of Justice issued a statement on Tuesday (30/01) reporting on the new mode of scheduling interviews for asylum seekers, as follows. Refuge interviews can be scheduled by mobile message The measure aims at reducing costs and achieve greater effectiveness in communication Brasília, 30/1/18 – Interviews of refuge requests in Brazil can now be […]

Refugees and asylum seekers are required to report travels abroad through the MJ website

The Ministry of Justice issued a statement announcing new procedures for reporting travel abroad for refugees and asylum seekers. Stay tuned. Refugees and asylum seekers are required to report travels abroad through the MJ website The procedure, which was done previously by e-mail, aims at greater security in communication Brasília, 25/1/18 – Communication and authorization […]