In the light of n. 12 which states that the phenomenon of migration must be dealt with in a specific way:
- 12: Migrations are a phenomenon to be faced. In the Amazon Region, there are three migration processes happening simultaneously. In the first place, the cases of migration of indigenous groups in territories of traditional circulation, separated by national and international borders. In the second place, the forced displacement of indigenous peoples, farmers and riverside dwellers expelled from their territories, whose final destination is usually the poorest and worst urbanized zones in the cities. In the third place, the interregional forced migrations and the phenomenon of the refugees, who obliged to leave their countries (including Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba) must cross the Amazonia as the migratory corridor.
We could say that migrations are one of the themes that run through the Final Document of the Synod of the Amazonia, and therefore we consider it a resource that can clarify the our understanding with insight on the migratory phenomenon.
It faces the need to accompany the migrant populations (n. 20), it speaks of a Church with a migrant face (n. 29), of the young people who dream of better conditions in life (n. 31), and who for this reason often migrate to the city (n. 34) and stay in such vulnerable situations, of the Indigenous People in Isolation often migrating, fleeing from abuses (n. 49), of the importance of strengthening family ties, especially of the migrant women (n. 102) and finally it expresses, in the area of synodality, that the problem of migration needs to be dealt with in a coordinated manner by the churches on the borders (m. 133).