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Saudi Arabia offers migrants the second-lowest raw protection and implementation- adjusted protection scores in the database, after Australia. Legal Personhood received full protection in national law. In the Legal Personhood category although a Ministerial Decree that was issued in 2015 prohibit and sanction any practice of passport confiscation by employers, thus protecting migrant workers' rights to possess their own documents, this right is only sometimes implemented....
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The Migrant Rights Initiative conducts cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on the human rights of migrants and then fosters opportunities for innovative action that reshapes the way governments treat people who cross international borders. Our Migrant Rights Database (MRD) evaluates how countries protect and implement 17 categories of rights according to 65 standardized indicators, based on the Initiative’s International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR).about the initiativecontact us