The Foreign Ministry explained that this alliance is made up of more than 350 large companies from various sectors and has a presence in Germany, Canada, Colombia, Spain, the United States, France, the Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. and, now, in Mexico.
With the start of Tent in Mexico, 50 companies from sectors such as technology, health, e-commerce, logistics, hotels, and food joined forces to create 10,000 jobs in the coming years for migrants and refugees.
Its purpose is to facilitate the interaction between refugees and migrants in the companies of the receiving countries in order to integrate this population into the labor market.
It contributes to achieving greater social cohesion, reducing the state’s economic burdens, and promoting satisfactory social integration among refugees.
Secretary Alicia Bárcena Ibarra participated in the launch of Tent México operations to create business coalitions in favor of refugees and migrants.
Foreign Minister Bárcena Ibarra spoke of the importance of the effective and compassionate integration of refugees and migrants into society and the economy through safe and orderly labor mobility routes.
For his part, the Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare, Marath Baruch Bolaños, stressed that the Mexican government’s immigration policy is based on full respect for human rights.
He said that, through the National Employment Service, a policy of labor inclusion has been initiated, where attention is prioritized to those who face greater barriers to access to work, including the migrant population seeking work in Mexico.
For this, there are 166 offices throughout the country and more than 2,500 labor counselors, he added.