Urgent Action: Mother deported, children left behind

On 4 February, Vanessa Gómez Cueva, a Peruvian citizen with residence status in Argentina for over 15 years, was deported along with her two-year-old Argentinian son. She was forced to leave behind her two other children (aged 5 and 14), who are Argentinian. She was not allowed to say goodbye. The deportation order was based on a criminal conviction, for which Vanessa had served a sentence in 2014. The National Migrations Office must reverse this order which violates the rights of the children under national and international law, and must reunite Vanessa and her children.

Take action.




Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Spanish to:


Director of the National Migrations Office
Horacio José Garcia
Av. Antártida Argentina 1355, 
Ciudad de Buenos Aires, C1104ACA
Email: hgarcia@migraciones.gov.ar
Twitter/Facebook/Instagram: @HoracioGarciaOK
Salutation: Dear Horacio García


And copies to:

Minister of the Interior, Public Works and Housing 
Rogelio Frigerio
25 de Mayo 101, 
Ciudad de Buenos Aires 
54 (011) 4339-0800 
Email: secprivada@mininterior.gob.ar 

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY RENATO CARLOS SERSALE DI CERISANO, Embassy of the Argentine Republic, 65 Brook Street W1K 4AH, 020 7318 1300, Fax 020 7318 1301 Email info@argentine-embassy-uk.org www.argentine-embassy-uk.org

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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