Of these, only one million are in irregular status. The remaining four million are full citizens of the right: work, study and carry out activities of daily life, which is hampered by this a caza to inmigrantea . The agents are no longer limited to being in the street, go to places immigrants meeting: call centers, bars and shops in their communities, parks and squares where Gather Until now, immigrants were welcome. There was work and went to work, to contribute to our Social Security system and the growth of the Spanish economy. Today, immersed in a global financial crisis, immigrants are no longer a tan rather showy. Already a vulnerable group, this new economic situation has made them weaker. Many have lost their jobs, have to resort to social resources to survive and suffer from racist and xenophobic attitudes. Immigrant organizations have denounced the increasing attacks of this kind in recent months.
And in countries like Britain, there have been demonstrations to hire labor extranjera.a English before emigrating People come to work, to seek a better future for themselves and their families. Associate crime and immigration the wrong way and actions as those of the police in Madrid help change this association. However, of the 77,000 prisoners in Spain, just over 20,000 are immigrants. Article 17 of the Spanish Constitution states that a toda person has the right to liberty and seguridada . The indiscriminate persecution of immigrants violates this right and discriminates and criminalizes people for simply being in an irregular administrative situation.
Immigrants are in a situation of helplessness and hurt social harmony and integration in society. The Administration does not have to open up more debate and social conflict. Civil society we must demand that there is a commitment, more so in times of crisis, with a true social inclusion policy of those who come to contribute to the growth of our society, as did our grandparents in other countries. Ana Alvarez Munoz a Journalist Solidarity Center Collaborations (CCS) is a service of social awareness of the NGO Solidarity with aimed at informing and sensitizing the society and media professionals on issues of solidarity, social justice, a culture of peace, human rights, with special emphasis on the fight against poverty, exclusion and protection the environment. The CCS part of the fundamental need to integrate information and communication development as an element of cooperation. Through its analysts made articles in professional format high-quality journalism adapted to the spaces of the media and disseminated through their international networks. In the CCS website (you can find all the items, developed to date, classified by topic.