30 April 2017

Open Access Round-up: 30 April 2017

Below is a listing of Open Access literature that I have referenced on this blog since 14 April 2017. If you are not familiar with Open Access, please visit my other blog for an introduction.

Gold Open Access [info]

Articles, health-related:

"Addressing a Clinical Challenge: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis," BMC Medicine, 15: 76 (April 2017)

"Building a New Life in Australia: An Analysis of the First Wave of the Longitudinal Study of Humanitarian Migrants in Australia to Assess the Association between Social Integration and Self-rated Health," BMJ Open, vol. 7, no. 3 (March 2017)

"Family Planning Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Refugee and Migrant Pregnant and Post-partum Women on the Thailand-Myanmar Border: A Mixed Methods Study," Reproductive Health, 13:94 (Aug. 2016)

"Yield of Active Screening for Tuberculosis among Asylum Seekers in Germany: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis," Eurosurveillance, vol. 22, no. 12 (March 2017)

Articles, other topics:

"A Crisis of Protection and Safe Passage: Violence Experienced by Migrants/Refugees Travelling along the Western Balkan Corridor to Northern Europe," Conflict and Health, 11:6 (April 2017)

"False Beliefs about Asylum Seekers to Australia: The Role of Confidence in Such Beliefs, Prejudice, and the Third Person Effect," Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, vol. 11, e5 (Jan. 2017)

"A Home at the End of the World: Eritrean and Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Tel Aviv, Israel," Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry, vol. 3, no. 2 (2017)

"Immigration Policy and Agriculture: Possible Directions for the Future," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017)

"The Promise of a Subject-Centered Approach to Understanding Immigration Noncompliance," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017)

"Using Digital Concept Maps to Distinguish between Young Refugees’ Challenges," Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 1:4 (April 2017)

"You are not Welcome Here Anymore: Restoring Support for Refugee Resettlement in the Age of Trump," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017)

Hybrid Open Access [info]

"Explaining the Refugee Gap: A Longitudinal Study on Labour Market Participation of Refugees in the Netherlands," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 4 Nov. 2016

"Famine and Disease in Nigerian Refugee Camps for Internally Displaced Peoples: A Sad Reflection of Our Times," QJM: An International Journal of Medicine, vol. 109, no. 12 (Dec. 2016)

Law Review Articles

"From Guantánamo to Syria: The Extraterritorial Rights of Immigrants in the Age of 'Extreme Vetting'," Cardozo Law Review (Forthcoming, 2017)

"Proportionality Lost? The Rise of Enforcement-Based Equity in the Deportation System and Its Limitations," Georgia Bar Journal, vol. 22, no. 6 (April 2017)

"Rethinking the Employment Status of Refugees in the United States," Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 55, no. 1 (2016)

"Willful Blindness or Deliberate Indifference: The United States' Abdication of Legal Responsibility to Refugees," Barry Law Review, vol. 22, no. 1 (2017)

Related post: 
- Open Access Round-up: 14 April 2017

Tagged Publications.

Events & Opportunities: More May 2017

Research results: Multiple Crises? The Many Faces of Migration and Reception Systems in the Mediterranean, London, 4 May 2017 [info]
- Register by 3 May 2017.

Seminar series: Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford [info]
- Seminars scheduled in May include: 1) 3 May 2017 on "Refugees and the Politics of Indignity"; 2) 17 May 2017 on "Should Humanitarian Organisations Help with Coerced Repatriation?"; 3) 24 May 2017 on "British and French Deprivation Policies as an Instance of Renationalisation of Citizenship."

Conference: In Search of Cultural Conformity  The New Integration and Migration Policies in Europe, Brussels, 4-5 May 2017 [info]

Job announcement: Part-time Researcher in Irregular Migration, COMPAS [info]
- Apply by 8 May 2017.

Lecture: Our Shared Humanity: Protecting the Rights of Refugees and Migrants, Sydney, 8 May 2017 [info]

Panel debate: Refugees: Are Jobs the Answer?, London, 11 May 2017 [info]
- Will also be live streamed.

Call for proposals: Mapping Statelessness in the United States, UNHCR [info]
- Submit proposals by 12 May 2017.

Job announcement: Three Research Fellows, Migration Policy Centre [info]
- Apply by 14 May 2017.

Summer school: Migratory Flows in the Eastern Mediterranean: The Present and the Future, Athens, 19-23 June 2017 [info]
- Apply by 15 May 2017.

Funding opportunity: NGO Programs Benefiting Urban Refugees in South Africa [info]
- Proposal submission deadline is 16 May 2017.

Conference: The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance, Florence, Italy, 25-26 May 2017 [info]
- No registration deadline indicated.

Related post:
- Events & Opportunities: Even More April 2017/New May 2017

Tagged Events & Opportunities. 

29 April 2017

News: Trump's First 100 Days

Today marks the first 100 days of the new administration in the United States. Here are several analyses of actions taken to date as they relate to refugees, immigration and human rights.

100 Ways Trump Has Threatened Human Rights in First 100 Days (Amnesty International USA, April 2017) [access]

The First 100 Days: Summary of Major Immigration Actions Taken by the Trump Administration (Migration Policy Institute, April 2017) [text]
- Listen to audio from related event.

"In Trump's First 100 Days, A Dramatic Reduction in Immigration," NPR, 27 April 2017 [text]

"On Immigration, Trump Has Plenty to Show in 100 Days," CNN, 27 April 2017 [text]

"Trump Targets Undocumented Families, not Felons, in First 100 Days," The Intercept, 28 April 2017 [text]

Tagged Publications.


Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects

Event:

Panel debate: Refugees: Are Jobs the Answer?, London, 11 May 2017 [info]
- Will also be live streamed.

Publications:

Building a Hub for Refugees to Exchange Skills and Labor (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]

Employment and Decent Work in Situations of Fragility, Conflict and Disaster (ILO, Oct. 2016) [text]

"Explaining the Refugee Gap: A Longitudinal Study on Labour Market Participation of Refugees in the Netherlands," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 4 Nov. 2016 [open access]

How do Syrian Refugee Workers Challenge Supply Chain Management in the Turkish Garment Industry?, IMI Working paper, no. 133 (International Migration Institute, March 2017) [text]

‘I’ll take any job’: Syrian Refugees Struggle to Find Work in America (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]

Minimum Economic Recovery Standards (SEEP Network, 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Refugees Need Support to Continue Their Careers: Here’s How It Can be Done (The Conversation, April 2017) [text]

"Rethinking the Employment Status of Refugees in the United States," Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 55, no. 1 (2016) [full-text]

The Role of Financial Services in Humanitarian Crises (World Bank, April 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects (13 April 2017)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance

Aid Spending by Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Donors in 2016 (Global Humanitarian Assistance, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related OECD here and here.

Basic Needs Approach in the Refugee Response (UNHCR, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Determining the Value of Cash Grants in Remote Access Areas (NRC, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Electronic Transfers in Humanitarian Assistance and Uptake of Financial Services (ODI, March 2017) [text]

Humanitarian Action and Non-state Armed Groups: The UK Regulatory Environment (Chatham House, Feb. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Humanitarian Civil-military Coordination in Emergencies: Towards a Predictable Model (Australian Civil-Military Centre, April 2017) [text via APO]

Humanitarian Evidence Programme (Feinstein International Center & Oxfam, March 2017) [access]
- Eight systematic reviews and evidence briefs are now available; see also related ALNAP blog post.

Humanitarian Financing: Is It All about Money?, Emergency Gap Series, no. 06 (MSF, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Limited Access Humanitarian Programming: Operational Guidance for Managing Programme Quality (Oxfam, April 2017) [text]

Monitoring Humanitarian Innovation, HIF-ALNAP Working Paper (ALNAP & ELRHA, March 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance (3 April 2017)

Tagged Publications.

28 April 2017

Thematic Focus: Statelessness

Opportunity:

*Call for proposals: Mapping Statelessness in the United States (UNHCR) [info]
- Submit proposals by 12 May 2017.

Resources:

Book Review: Nationality and Statelessness in the International Law of Refugee Status by Eric Fripp (Free Movement Blog, April 2017) [text]

The Campaign to End Statelessness: April 2017 Update (UNHCR) [text]

CEDAW Quick Reference Guide: Statelessness and Human Rights Treaties (UNHCR, April 2017) [text]

A Conversation on Statelessness with Kristy A. Belton (Carnegie Council, April 2017) [access]
- Follow link for audio.

*Draft Articles on the Protection of Stateless Persons and the Facilities for Their Naturalisation (UNHCR, Feb. 2017) [text]
- Focuses particularly on the Latin American context.

Ending Statelessness Arising Out of Surrogacy in India: The Latest Developments (ENS Blog, April 2017) [text]

Lack of Documentation Poses Extra Risk to Displaced Syrians (UNHCR, April 2017) [text]

Sharing Good Practice on Ending Statelessness in the OSCE Area (ENS Blog, April 2017) [text]

The State of Statelessness (Refugee Research Blog, April 2017) [text]

Statelessness in West Africa: Newsletter, no. 12 (UNHCR, March 2017) [text]

Under the Radar: Mapping Statelessness in Austria (ENS Blog, April 2017) [text]

New coalition:

Coalition on Every Child’s Right to a Nationality (UNHCR & Unicef) [access]
- "The Coalition aims to develop, expand and strengthen international co-operation to raise awareness about and combat the hidden problem of childhood statelessness. It also aims to promote the right of every child to acquire a nationality."

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Statelessness (28 March 2017)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria

Building Bridges: An Interdisciplinary Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis (Harvard Univ., Feb. 2017) [access]
- "Multimedia recordings of sessions of the Building Bridges joint study group on the Syrian Refugee Crisis... ."

Displaced Minorities - Part II: Experiences and Needs of Somali, Sudanese and Yemeni Refugees and Other Migrants in Jordan (Mixed Migration Platform, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Note: Part I is here.

The EU-Libya Migrant Deal: A Deal of Convenience (e-International Relations, April 2017) [text]

"A Home at the End of the World: Eritrean and Sudanese Asylum Seekers in Tel Aviv, Israel," Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry, vol. 3, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

Integrated Location Assessment (IOM Iraq, March 2017) [access]
- In two parts: Part I = Thematic Overview; Part II = Governorate Profiles.

Making Aid to Jordan and Lebanon Work: Aid Effectiveness in Middle Income Countries Affected by Mass Displacement (Oxfam, April 2017) [text]

Mission to the Middle East 2017: The Plight of the Displaced (Center for Migration Studies, April 2017) [text]

"Plight of Palestinian Refugees Now Spans 5 Generations," ABC News, 23 April 2017 [text]

"Syrian Refugees Must Buy Travel Papers - from Assad," Reuters, 26 April 2017 [text]

"To Fight Domestic Violence among Syrian Refugees, an Outreach to Men," Christian Science Monitor, 26 April 2017 [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria (13 April 2017)

Tagged Publications.

27 April 2017

Regional Focus: Americas

"As Colombia Emerges from Decades of War, Migration Challenges Mount," Migration Information Source, 13 April 2017 [text]

"Asylum Applications in Mexico Have Soared 150% since Trump's Election," The Guardian, 18 April 2017 [text]

Colombia Militias, Venezuela’s Dire Economy Fuel Growing Border Crisis (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]

Country Conditions in Central America and Asylum Decision-Making: Report from a January 2017 Workshop, CLALS Working paper, no. 15 (American University, April 2017) [text via SSRN]
- A selection of presentations from the workshop is available here.

Escaping War at Home, Syrian Couple Start Over in Argentina (UNHCR, April 2017) [text]

"Fortress USA and Policy Implications for Canada," Policy Options, 4 April 2017 [text]

Refugee Rights Advocates Call to Rescind Safe Third Country Agreement between the US and Canada (Human Rights Brief, April 2017) [text]

Two Steps Back: Haiti Still Reeling from Hurricane Matthew (Refugees International, April 2017) [text]

"Uptick in Northern Border Crossings Places Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement under Pressure," Migration Information Source, 26 April 2017 [text]

Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis Spilling into Brazil (Human Rights Watch, April 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (5 April 2017)

Tagged Publications.

Regional Focus: Australia

"Australia’s Irregular Migration Information Campaigns: Border Externalization, Spatial Imaginaries, and Extraterritorial Subjugation," Territory, Politics, Governance, Latest Articles, 14 Feb. 2017 [full-text via Academia.edu]
- See also related Quartz article.

Australian Politics Explainer: The MV Tampa and the Transformation of Asylum-seeker Policy (The Conversation, April 2017) [text]

"Bordering Borderscapes: Australia’s Use of Humanitarian Aid and Border Security Support to Immobilise Asylum Seekers," Geopolitics, Latest Articles, 25 April 2017 [full-text via Academia.edu]

"Details of Australia's Asylum Seeker Boat Turnbacks Released in FoI Battle," The Guardian, 2 April 2017 [text]

"Does the Dark Triad Predict Prejudice?: The Role of Machiavellianism, Psychopathy, and Narcissism in Explaining Negativity toward Asylum Seekers," Australian Psychologist, Early View, 31 March 2017 [full-text via ResearchGate]

English Language Bar for Citizenship Likely to Further Disadvantage Refugees (The Conversation, April 2017) [text]

"False Beliefs about Asylum Seekers to Australia: The Role of Confidence in Such Beliefs, Prejudice, and the Third Person Effect," Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, vol. 11, e5 (Jan. 2017) [open access]

How Australia Can Shape the Global Compact on Refugees (Kaldor Centre, April 2017) [text]

Injustices and the Art of Realpolitik (Refugee Research Blog, March 2017) [text]

Position on Legal Representation for Asylum-seekers (UNHCR, March 2017) [text]

Serious Allegations of Abuse, Self-harm and Neglect of Asylum Seekers in Relation to the Nauru Regional Processing Centre, and Any Like Allegations in Relation to the Manus Regional Processing Centre (Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, April 2017) [text]

Treasure Island: How Companies are Profiting from Australia's Abuse of Refugees on Nauru (Amnesty International, April 2017) [text]
- See also related AI press release.

"Using Digital Concept Maps to Distinguish Between Young Refugees’ Challenges," Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 1:4 (April 2017) [open access]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (30 March 2017)

Tagged Publications.

26 April 2017

Regional Focus: Africa

The 1969 African Refugee Convention (Refugee Law Initiative Blog, April 2017) [text]

Can Uganda’s Progressive Refugee Policies Survive the Influx of People Fleeing South Sudan? (The Conversation, April 2017) [text]

Counting Gains, Filling Gaps: Strengthening African Union’s Response to Human Rights Violations Committed in Conflict Situations (Amnesty International, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Court Blocks Closure of Kenya’s Dadaab Camp: Somali Refugee Crisis, Non-Refoulement, and the International Response," Columbia Journal of Transnational Law Online, Feb. 2017?? [text]

Displaced and Neglected: Ethiopia's Desperate Drought Victims (IRIN, April 2017) [text]

Fact Check: Are a Million African Migrants Already on Their Way to Europe? (The Conversation, April 2017) [text]

In Crisis-stricken Somalia, No Safe Haven (openDemocracy, April 2017) [text]

"Instead of a Wall, an Open Door: Why Ethiopia Welcomes an Enemy's Refugees," Christian Science Monitor, 17 April 2017 [text]

Nigeria: As Refugees Flee Violence, Others are Forcibly Returned (MSF, April 2017) [text]

Somalia’s Drought Induced Crises: Immediate Action and Change of Strategy Needed (Heritage Institute, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

South Sudanese Refugees Struggling to Survive in Uganda’s Cities (IRIN, April 2017) [text]

Strategy on Protection, Return and Recovery for the North-East Nigeria (UNDP & UNHCR, Feb. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Stuck in Limbo: Refugees, Migrants, and the Food Insecure in Djibouti (CSIS, April 2017) [text]

*Threat of Famine Brings with It Mass Displacement in Somalia (SOAS Blog, April 2017) [text]

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Africa (11 April 2017)

Tagged Publications.

Thematic Focus: Solutions

Funding opportunity:

Tent Challenge: Social Integration (Tent Foundation) [info]
- The Tent Foundation "will consider grants of $50,000 to implementing organizations that benefit displaced people" in the area of social integration. Apply by 1 July 2017.

Publications:

Ad-Hoc Query on the Content of Integration Programmes for Applicants for/Beneficiaries of International Protection (European Migration Network, Aug. 2016) [text]

Building Structures of Solidarity and Instruments of Justice: The Catholic Immigrant Integration Surveys (Center for Migration Studies, March 2017) [text]

"Crossing Borders: Family Migration Strategies and Routes from Burma to the US," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 15 April 2017 [full-text via Academia.edu]

"Living with the Choice: A Grounded Theory of Iraqi Refugee Resettlement to the U.S.," Issues in Mental Health Nursing, vol. 38, no. 4 (2017) [free full-text]
- See also related dissertation.

"On Their Own: After a Year of Government Support, Syrian Refugees are Still Struggling to Settle in Toronto and Face an Uncertain Future," Globe and Mail, 21 April 2017 [text]

*Overview of Refugee Resettlement in the United States (Niskanen Center, March 2017) [text]

Private Sponsorship is not Panacea for Refugee Integration (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]

Pro-Life Attorney Named Director of Office of Refugee Resettlement (The Asylumist Blog, April 2017) [text]

Rapid Impact Evaluation of the Syrian Refugee Initiative (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Dec. 2016) [text via RRN]

Religious Animus also Underlies Trump’s Refugee Resettlement Reduction (Human Rights First, April 2017) [text]

Relocation and Resettlement: Steady Progress Made But More Efforts Needed to Meet Targets (European Commission, April 2017) [text]
- Provides access to Eleventh Report on Relocation and Resettlement, among other documents.

Resettlement of Refugees: EU Framework [EU Legislation in Progress] (EPRS, April 2017) [text]

Together in the EU: Promoting the Participation of Migrants and Their Descendants (EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, March 2017) [text via Refworld]

'We’re here for an indefinite period': Prospects for Local Integration of Internally Displaced People in North Kivu, DRC (Oxfam, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"You are not Welcome Here Anymore: Restoring Support for Refugee Resettlement in the Age of Trump," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

Web page:

Resettlement Data (UNHCR) [access]
- "[P]resents the most up-to-date data on UNHCR’s resettlement activities."

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Solutions (30 March 2017)

Tagged Events & Opportunities, Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling

The Climate Change-Human Trafficking Nexus (IOM, March 2017) [text]

Human Smugglers Roundtable II (openDemocracy, April 2017) [access]
- Scroll down for intro.; click on graphic for contributions from participants in recent human smuggling workshop in El Paso, TX.

Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered (IntLawGrrls, April 2017) [text]
- Blog post by author of recent book with same title.

IOM Learns of 'Slave Market' Conditions Endangering Migrants in North Africa (IOM, April 2017) [text]

Irregular Migrants and the Prohibition of Slavery, Servitude, Forced Labour & Human Trafficking under Article 4 of the ECHR (EJIL: Talk Blog, April 2017) [text]

"New Evidence Undermines EU Report Tying Refugee Rescue Group to Smugglers," The Intercept, 2 April 2017 [text]

Nigerian Sex-Trafficking Victims and the Recognition of Refugee Status in the United Kingdom (RefLaw Blog, March 2017) [text]

Policies against People Smuggling: A Comparative Analysis of Australia and Germany in Light of the Protocol Against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air Supplementing the Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime (SSRN, July 2016; posted April 2017) [text]

Smuggled South: An Updated Overview of Mixed Migration from the Horn of Africa to Southern Africa with Specific Focus on Protection Risks, Human Smuggling and Trafficking, Briefing Paper, no. 3 (Regional MMS, March 2017) [text]

The Smuggling Game: Playing with Life and Death to Reach Europe (Thomson Reuters Foundation, March 2017) [text]

*Trust Conference America Forum, 25 April 2017 [info]
- Conference "committed to finding real solutions to fight modern-day slavery and solve human rights issues worldwide." Videos will eventually be made available. In the meantime, see related Reuters news article.

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling (21 March 2017)

Tagged Publications.

25 April 2017

Regional Focus: Europe

Asylum Seekers On Hold: Aspects of the Asylum Procedure in Greece (AITIMA, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Beyond Humanitarianism: Addressing the Urban, Self-settled Refugees in Turkey, COMCAD Working Paper, no. 148 (Centre on Migration, Citizenship and Development, 2016) [text]

"Cities Rising: European Municipalities and the Refugee Surge," Suffolk Transnational Law Review, vol. 39, no. 3 (2016) [full-text via SSRN]

"A Crisis of Protection and Safe Passage: Violence Experienced by Migrants/Refugees Travelling along the Western Balkan Corridor to Northern Europe," Conflict and Health, 11:6 (April 2017) [open access]

The ECtHR Ruling in Ilias and Ahmed: ‘Safe Third Country’ Concept Put to the Test (EDAL, April 2017) [text]

How Three European Media Organisations are Bringing News to Refugees (WAN-FRA Blog, April 2017) [text]

Migration and the Ukraine Crisis: A Two-Country Perspective (E-International Relations Publishing, April 2017) [open access]
- Note as of 4/26: I inserted the wrong URL when this was first posted! The link above now leads to the correct resource.

One Year On: An Assessment of the EU-Turkey Statement on Refugees, IAI Working paper, no. 14 (Istituto Affari Internazionali, March 2017) [text]

Refugees Welcome? The Experience of New Refugees in the UK (All Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees, April 2017) [text]

Social Situation in Frontline Cities Based on the Case of Bakhmut: Problems of Internally Displaced Persons, Short-term Visitors and Local Residents (Foundation.101, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Taking the ‘Union’ Out of 'EU':: The EU-Turkey Statement on the Syrian Refugee Crisis as an Agreement between States under International Law (EJIL: Talk Blog, April 2017) [text]

"Žumberak: A Sixteenth-Century Refugee Settlement Zone," Immigrants & Minorities: Historical Studies in Ethnicity, Migration and Diaspora, Latest Articles, 12 April 2017 [full-text via Academia.edu]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (15 April 2017)

Tagged Publications.

Thematic Focus: General

Publications:

"Can You Become One of Us? A Historical Comparison of Legal Selection of ‘Assimilable’ Immigrants in Europe and the Americas," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 18 April 2017 [full-text via Academia.edu]

The Global Evolution of Travel Visa Regimes, Working paper, no. 134 (International Migration Institute, April 2017) [text]

How Not to Fix the Refugee Crisis – A Response to ‘Refuge’ (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]

An Inside Account of UNHCR’s Urban Refugee Policy (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]

Photographing a Crisis: A Guide through the Ethics and Considerations of Documenting the Migrant Crisis (Magnum Photos, June 2016) [text]

Refugee Compacts: Addressing the Crisis of Protracted Displacement (Center for Global Development & International Rescue Committee, April 2017) [text]
- See also related blog post and event video.

Refugee Voices (Tent Foundation, Dec. 2016; launched March 2017) [text]
- Results of a comprehensive survey of refugees living in Germany, Jordan and Greece.

Separated Families: Who Stays, Who Goes and Why - Decision-making and Its Consequences for Families Separated by Mixed Migration (REACH, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Towards a Blueprint for Responding to Urban Displacement (IRIN, April 2017) [text]

Will “America First” Mean Refugees Last? (openDemocracy, April 2017) [text]
- "Regardless of if you look at United States, Europe, or the Pacific, the global asylum system is quickly falling apart."

Resources:

Migrants on the Margins Blog (Royal Geographical Society) [access]
- "The Society’s Field Research Programme, Migrants on the margins, is a three year project involving researchers from UK universities and international research partners. It focuses on the vulnerability and opportunities of migrants in some of the world’s most pressured cities, including Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Harare (Zimbabwe) and Hargeisa (Somaliland). This blog provides updates on the project written by members of the research team."

Migration Research Leaders Syndicate (IOM) [access]
- "IOM is inviting the world’s leading migration researchers to join in sharing their expertise and knowledge in support of the 2018 Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. ... [W]e have asked Syndicate members: 'If you had the chance to provide only three pieces of research and analysis on aspects of (un)safe, (dis)orderly and (ir)regular migration to policymakers, what would they be?'"

Related posts:
- Feature: Understanding Attitudes (13 April 2017)
- Thematic Focus: General (10 April 2017)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

24 April 2017

Thematic Focus: Children

2017 Whole of Syria Child Protection Needs Overview: Compilation of Child Protection Data Collected for the 2017 Syria Humanitarian Needs Overview (iMMAP & Unicef, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Briefing Paper on the Experiences of Children from the Calais Camp in the North West of England (Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit, March 2017) [text]

Emergency within an Emergency: The Growing Epidemic of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Migrant Children in Greece (Harvard FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, April 2017) [text]

"EU Calls for Urgent Protection of 23,000 Child Refugees Left Stranded in Camps," The Guardian, 24 April 2017 [text]
- The report referenced in this article will be made available 25 April 2017.

European Refugee Crisis: Programme and Advocacy Report (Save the Children, Feb. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Hardening European Policies Keep Refugee Children Apart from Their Families (IRIN, April 2017) [text]

No Place to Call Home: Protecting Children's Rights When the Changing Climate Forces Them to Flee (Unicef, April 2017) [text]

Out of Sight, Exploited and Alone: Joint Brief on the Situation for Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Bulgaria, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia and Croatia (International Rescue Committee & Save the Children, March 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Protecting All Children in Migration: Commission Outlines Priority Actions (European Commission, April 2017) [text]
- Links to additional documents can be found at the bottom of the page.

*Silent Shame: Bringing Out the Voices of Children Caught in the Lake Chad Crisis (Unicef, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Children (29 March 2017)

Tagged Publications.

Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 2

Expediting a Case in Immigration Court (The Asylumist Blog, April 2017) [text]

A Fresh Solution to the “Vetting” Problem: Make Refugees Accountable for One Another (Vox, April 2017) [text]
- See also earlier related conference paper.

"From Guantánamo to Syria: The Extraterritorial Rights of Immigrants in the Age of 'Extreme Vetting'," Cardozo Law Review (Forthcoming, 2017) [preprint via SSRN]

*The Growing Threat to the US Asylum System: An Analysis of the Trump Administration’s Expansion of Detention and Expedited Removal (Center for Migration Studies, April 2017) [text]

Is the US Immigration Court System Broken? (The Conversation, April 2017) [text]

*Policy Roundtable 1-8: Immigration and Refugee Policy in Donald Trump’s America (ISS Forum, April 2017) [access]

Poll: Voters Support Allowing Syrian Refugees (Politico, April 2017) [text]

Supreme Court Upholds Flawed Ruling Against Asylum Seekers (Human Rights First, April 2017) [text]

A Troubling Trend of U.S. Turning Away Asylum Seekers at Mexico Border (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]
- See also related Human Rights First press release.

Unconstitutional Motives: When US Policies Are Motivated Only in Part by Religious Discrimination (Just Security Blog, April 2017) [text]

"Willful Blindness or Deliberate Indifference: The United States' Abdication of Legal Responsibility to Refugees," Barry Law Review, vol. 22, no. 1 (2017) [full-text]

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1 (24 April 2017)

Tagged Publications.

Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1

The 1980s Sanctuary Movement in the US and Current Sanctuary Initiatives (99% Invisible, Feb. & March 2017) [access via RRN]
- Follow link for two-part podcast on history of sanctuary movement.

The Facts on Immigration Today (Center for American Progress, April 2017) [text]

Fear and Loathing at DHS: Kelly Resorts to Trump Administration Fear Tactics (Just Security Blog, April 2017) [text]

The First 100 Days: Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration, Washington, DC, 24 April 2017 [info]
- Follow link for PowerPoint files and access to video.

"ICE Immigration Arrests of Noncriminals Double under Trump," Washington Post, 16 April 2017 [text]

ICE’s Public Shaming Detainer Reports Were so Inaccurate They Had to Stop Publishing Them (Immigration Impact, April 2017) [text]

"Immigration Policy and Agriculture: Possible Directions for the Future," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

"No Member of Congress Along the U.S. Border with Mexico Wants to Fund Trump's Border Wall," The Week, 25 April 2017 [text]

Practice Advisory: Remedies to DHS Enforcement at Courthouses and Other Protected Locations (National Immigration Project, April 2017) [text]

"The Promise of a Subject-Centered Approach to Understanding Immigration Noncompliance," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

"Proportionality Lost? The Rise of Enforcement-Based Equity in the Deportation System and Its Limitations," Georgia Bar Journal, vol. 22, no. 6 (April 2017) [full-text via SSRN]

Sanctuary Cities and Trump’s Executive Orders: What You Should Know (Human Rights Brief, April 2017) [text]

Sanctuary Cities in the United States: Fact vs. Fiction (The Migrationist Blog, April 2017) [text]

"US Expected to Return 4,000 Somali Migrants to Their Homeland," VOA News, 18 April 2017 [text]


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