19 October 2021

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15 October 2021

Thematic Focus: Solutions

Blog posts & press: 

Afghans Steered to States with ‘Help Wanted’ Signs, Pro-Immigrant Bent (Pew Stateline Blog, Oct. 2021) [text]

High-Level Forum on providing protection to Afghans at risk (European Commission, Oct. 2021) [text]
- See also related blog post and tweet from the HCR.

"‘Moral imperative’ to help behind Canada’s pledge to resettle 40,000 Afghan refugees," Global and Mail, 28 Sept. 2021 [text]

"Refugee admissions hit record low, despite Biden’s reversal," AP News, 4 Oct. 2021 [text]

US, Canada and NZ support needed as Australia abandons refugees in PNG (Refugee Council of Australia, Oct. 2021) [text]

Why Joe Biden should emulate Canada and go big on private refugee resettlement (The Conversation, Oct. 2021) [text]

Reports:

Community Sponsorship Scheme: Supporting refugees and volunteers during the Covid-19 pandemic (Univ. of Birmingham, ) [access]
- Focuses on the UK. Follow link for full report, a toolkit and three evaluation reports.

Does Refugee Resettlement Impact State and Local Finances? The Fiscal Effects of the Refugee Resettlement Program (UC San Diego, Sept. 2021) [text]

Housing, Land and Property Rights in Iraq: An Assessment of Progress Towards Durable Solutions in Line with the Pinheiro Principles (IOM, Sept. 2021) [text]

Irresolvable Dilemmas? The Prospects for Repatriation for Syrian Refugees, MidEast Policy Brief, no. 3 (PRIO, Oct. 2021) [text]

Local Peacebuilders Pave the Way for Dignified Refugee Resettlement (Peace Direct, Oct. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Focuses on Afghans.

Report to Congress on Proposed Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2022 (U.S. State Dept., Sept. 2021) [text]
- See also advance copy of the Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2022, related Twitter thread, and UNHCR briefing note.

Journal articles:

"Integration as Making Place," Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, Latest Articles, 1 Oct. 2021 [open access]
- Focuses on Ireland.

"Palestinians in France: Integration Versus Community Integration," Journal of International Migration and Integration, Latest Articles, 29 Sept. 2021 [free full-text]

"'Voluntary Repatriation' between being a durable solution for refugees in theory and a way to circumvent non-refoulement in practice," International Journal of Doctrine, Judiciary and Legislation, In Press, 1 Oct. 2021 [open access]
- Note: The pdf for this article won't be available until it is officially published.

Multimedia:

Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion (SI4RI): Sowing Innovation in the Cracks of Crisis, 4 Oct. 2021 [access]

Resource:

Refugee-background and ethnic migrant communities (Community Research) [access]
- "In this research collection, we identify, highlight, and nurture community-based research on topical issues affecting refugee-background and ethnic migrants communities living in Aotearoa New Zealand." See also related Voxy article.

Related post:

Regional Focus: United States

Blog posts & press:

Biden Administration Doubles Down On Title 42 As Del Rio Expulsions Draw to a Close (Immigration Impact Blog, Oct. 2021) [text]

Groups File Emergency Request to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for Asylum Seekers Expelled to Danger (Human Rights First, Oct. 2021) [text]

Haitian migrants at the border: An asylum law scholar explains how US skirts its legal and moral duties (The Conversation, Sept. 2021) [text]

How an Internal State Department Memo Exposes “Title 42” Expulsions of Refugees as Violations of Law (Just Security Blog, Oct. 2021) [text]
 
Number of New Deportation Cases Far Outpaces Completed Cases in FY 2021 (TRAC News, Oct. 2021) [text]

UN agencies criticize treatment of Haiti refugees at US border (Jurist Blog, Sept. 2021) [text]

US Brutality Against Haitian Migrants Highlights US-Mexico Collusion and Repositioning in Latin America (Just Security Blog, Oct. 2021) [text]

"The U.S.’s Long History of Mistreating Haitian Migrants," The New Yorker, 24 Sept. 2021 [text]

Reports & journal articles:

"Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine Among Refugees in the United States," Public Health Reports, OnlineFirst, 21 Sept 2021 [free full-text]

"Conducting remote medical asylum evaluations in the United States during COVID-19: Clinicians’ perspectives on acceptability, challenges and opportunities," Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, vol. 84 (Nov. 2021) [free full-text]

"The CRISIS Survey: The Catholic Church's Work with Immigrants in a Period of Crisis," Journal on Migration and Human Security, OnlineFirst, 5 Oct. 2021 [open access]

Dædalus, vol. 150, no. 2 (Spring 2021) [full-text]
- Special issue on "Immigration, Nativism & Race in the United States." 

Draconian Deadline: Asylum Filing Ban Denies Protection, Separates Families (Human Rights First, Sept. 2021) [text]

"Immigration Law's Arbitrariness Problem," Columbia Law Review, vol. 121, no. 7 (Forthcoming 2021) [preprint]

Toward a Better Immigration System: Fixing Immigration Governance at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Migration Policy Institute, Oct. 2021) [text]

"The Unexamined Law of Deportation," Georgetown Law Journal, vol. 110 (Forthcoming 2022) [full-text]

Multimedia:

Abolish ICE? What Does It Mean and What is at Stake?, 21-23 Sept. 2021 [access]

Analyzing Immigration Statistics (GovExec Daily) [access]

Dissecting Discrimination: The Living Legacy of Migration, Race, and Politics, 12 Aug. 2021 [access]

Keynote Address, 18th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference, 27 Sept. 2021 [access]

Related post:

Regional Focus: Europe

Opportunity:

Call for registration: Re-imagining migration partnerships: Challenges, opportunities and strategies, Vienna Migration Conference 2021, Hybrid, 19-20 October 2021 [info]

Blog posts & press:

"Biden administration plans to restart Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy at border in mid-November," NBC News, 15 Oct. 2021 [text]

Criminalisation and Humanitarian Border Policing in the Channel (Border Criminologies Blog, Oct. 2021) [text]

Denmark leading the race to the bottom: Hostility as a form of migration control (RLI Blog, Sept. 2021) [text]

The EU-Turkey deal breakdown: how securitisation narratives are reproduced through externalisation (Refugee Research Online, Oct. 2021) [text]

"Greece says migration crisis over; refugees beg to differ," The New Humanitarian, 5 Oct. 2021 [text]

"In no-man’s land," Inside Story, 1 Oct. 2021 [text]
- "The predicament of refugees at the Polish–Belarusian border evokes deportations to Poland in 1938 and a novel published in 1940."

Passion, bureaucratic violence, and the language of asylum (Refugee History Blog, Sept. 2021) [text]
- Focuses on the UK.

Using refugees as leverage? Greece and the instrumentalisation of the European migrant crisis (EUROPP Blog, Oct. 2021) [text]

Why Europe must end limbo for Afghans seeking asylum (Chatham House Blog, Oct. 2021) [text]

Reports:

Effective remedies for asylum-seekers at EU external borders: A new pact on migration and asylum (European Parliament, Oct. 2021) [text]

Egypt, the EU, and Migration: An Uncomfortable Yet Unavoidable Partnership, Report no. 18 (German Council on Foreign Relations, Sept. 2021) [text]

Enforced Misery: The Degrading Treatment of Migrant Children and Adults in Northern France (Human Rights Watch, Oct. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also French version.

The implementation of the Dublin III Regulation in 2020 (AIDA, Sept. 2021) [text]

The Right to Know: Comparative Report on Access to Classified Data in National Security Immigration Cases in Cyprus, Hungary and Poland (Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Sept. 2021) [text]
- See also related Legal Template.

UNHCR legal observations on the Nationality and Borders Bill, Bill 141, 2021-22  (UNHCR, Oct. 2021) [text]
- Focuses on the UK.

Journal articles & book chapters:

"Asylum seekers, refugees and the (slow) path to justice in Ireland," Chapter in This Hostel Life, 2nd ed. (Skein Press, 2021) [preprint]

"Comparing Liberal and Conservative Newspapers: Diverging Narratives in Representing Migrants?," Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, Latest Articles, 6 Oct. 2021 [open access]

"Counter moves: Destabilizing the grand narrative of onward migration and secondary movements in Europe," International Migration, Early View, 13 Oct. 2021 [open access]

"The 'Covid excuse': EUropean border violence in the Mediterranean Sea," Ethnic and Racial Studies, Latest Articles, 6 Oct. 2021 [open access

"The dynamics of recent refugees’ language acquisition: how do their pathways compare to those of other new immigrants?," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 12 Oct. 2021 [open access
- Focuses on Germany.

"Stories of courage in a group of asylum seekers for an inclusive and sustainable future," International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, Latest Articles, 30 Sept. 2021 [open access]
- Focuses on Italy.

Multimedia:

Asylum and politics after COVID-19: is the UK ‘New Plan for Immigration’ an outlier?, 6 Oct. 2021 [access]

Fair and transparent recognition of refugees qualifications towards successful participation in higher education and labour market, 29 Sept. 2021 [access]

Poland/Belarus Border: A protection crisis (Amnesty International) [access]
- A reconstruction of a "suspected illegal pushback of group of 32 Afghan people in August using photogrammetry and spatial modelling techniques."

Talking Migration Podcast Series [access]
- Check out the recent podcasts that focus on Europe, including one on the externalization of asylum in Denmark and another on the UK's new immigration plan.

Related post:

14 October 2021

Thematic Focus: General

Opportunities:

Course: Internal Displacement, Conflict and Protection [info]
- Free six-week course that is available as of 14 October 2021; participants can set their own schedules.

Panel discussion: World Food Day: Celebrating efforts to strengthen local food systems for displaced and host communities, 15 October 2021 [info]

Webinar: Types of Knowledge in Forced Migration: Whose Voices and Perspectives Frame Research?, 19 October 2021 [info]

CFP: Rethinking Knowledge Politics in Migration Research, Teaching & Practice, 3 December 2021 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 20 October 2021.

Webinar: Strengthening IDP health policy and programme responses: Suggesting ways forward, 3 November 2021 [info]

Call for proposals: Authors’ fellowship in residence programme, Migration Politics Journal [info]
- Submit proposals by 15 November 2021.

Blog posts & press:

5 Key Findings on Internal Displacement and Mental Health (IDMC Blog, Oct. 2021) [text

Accessing oversight information (UNHCR Inspector General's Office, Oct. 2021) [text]

UNHCR calls for equal access for refugees to quality mental healthcare (UNHCR, Oct. 2021) [text]

Reports & journal articles:

Addressing the Issue of Internal Displacement (Jeff Crisp, Oct. 2021) [text]

"Complex post-traumatic stress disorder in asylum seekers and victims of trafficking: treatment considerations," BJPsych Open, vol. 7, no. 6 (2021) [open access]

"How refugees are interpreted in public debates in different countries: First results of a comparative project," Gesellschaft unter Spannung: Verhandlungen des 40. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie 2020, vol. 40 (2021) [open access]

"Visa Policies as Externalisation Practices in the Global South," E-International Relations, 2 Oct. 2021 [open access]

"Visual Portrayals of People in Need: The Impact of Refugee Depictions, Compassion, and Support for Humanitarian Aid," International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Advance Articles, 30 Aug. 2021 [preprint]
- See also related blog post.

Multimedia:

"World of Migration: Making Migration Policy in an Ever More Complex World" Podcast Series (Migration Policy Institute) [access]
- Currently, two episodes are available, with more coming each week.

Resources:

Introduction to Research Methods (E-International Relations) [access]
- "The resources below have been curated by the E-International Relations team to give a broad overview and introduction to the methods used in International Relations."

Researching Internal Displacement [access]
- A new platform that "connects researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, students, artists and people from displacement-affected communities with resources, events, cutting-edge research, analysis and creative materials on internal displacement." Also a central hub for five linked international research networks on internal displacement: Internal Displacement Research Programme (IDRP); Global Engagement Network on Internal Displacement in Africa (GENIDA); Middle East Research Network on Internal Displacement (MERNID); Latin American Network on Internal Displacement (LANID); and the Health and Internal Displacement Network (HIDN).

Related posts:


09 October 2021

News: EXCOM 2021

The 72nd session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme ran from 4-8 October 2021. Video has been posted for the keynote, general debate and one side event. Also available are:

- the High Commissioner's opening and closing statements (along with a related news story here); 
- the Deputy High Commissioner's statement
- the statement of the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection (and related UNHCR news story);
- NGO statements on the general debate and on international protection;
- a report on the 2021 UNHCR Consultations with NGOs

Visit the session's webpage for background documentation, regional overviews, and written statements from other department heads.

In addition, the Nansen Refugee Award ceremony took place the evening of 4 October. The recipient was "Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development (JAAHD), a humanitarian organization providing emergency services to internally displaced people in northern Yemen." The founder, Ameen Jubran, accepted the award on behalf of his team. Regional winners were also announced; more information about them can be found on the Nansen page.

08 October 2021

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Assistance

Opportunity:

Call for registration: Learning from disruption: evolution, revolution or status quo?, 2021 ALNAP Meeting, Online, 19-21 October 2021 [info]
- The agenda and background paper are now available.

Blog posts & press:

Localisation, racism and decolonisation: Hollow talk or real look in the mirror? (Humanitarian Practice Network, Sept. 2021) [text]

"A new four-point plan to reform humanitarian aid," The New Humanitarian, 29 Sept. 2021 [text]

"Parting thoughts from a humanitarian reporter," The New Humanitarian, 8 Oct. 2021 [text]

Refugee aid should be about achieving self-reliance: how we’re measuring it (The Conversation, Oct. 2021) [text]

USAID’s local staff are an overlooked resource to advance locally led development (Future Development Blog, Sept. 2021) [text]

Reports:

Guidance: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC, Sept. 2021) [text]

Rethinking humanitarian reform: What will it take to truly change the system? (Center for Global Development, Sept. 2021) [text]

Strengthening UNICEF’s humanitarian action - The Humanitarian Review: Findings and Recommendations (Oct. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]

Your Guide to Protection Case Management (IRC & UNHCR, Oct. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]

Journal articles & book chapters:

"Beyond aid: Sustainable responses to meeting language communication needs in humanitarian contexts," Interpreting and Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 1, no. 1 (2021) [open access]

"The humanitarian–development nexus," Chapter in Handbook on Social Protection Systems (Edward Elgar, Aug. 2021) [open access]

"Measuring mental health in humanitarian crises: a practitioner’s guide to validity," Conflict and Health, 15:72 (Sept. 2021) [open access]

"Refugees and social protection," Chapter in Handbook on Social Protection Systems (Edward Elgar, Aug. 2021) [open access]

Multimedia:

Rethinking Humanitarian Reform: What Will it Take to Deliver a People-Driven System?, 23 Sept. 2021 [access]

A new approach to aid reform? (Rethinking Humanitarianism Podcast Series) [access]

Related post:

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters

Opportunities:

Call for registration: Whose move? Addressing migration and displacement in the face of climate change, Online, 19-21 October 2021 [info]
- Additional info is available here. In addition, the Kaldor Centre is posting speaker spotlights that can be accessed via their home page.

Seminar: Measuring Disasters: The role of self-report surveys, geospatial linkage and citizen science approaches, 28 October 2021 [info]

Blog post:

A grassroots perspective on people displaced by climate change (Kaldor Centre, Oct. 2021) [text]

Reports:

Action on climate-linked migration and displacement: Empowering refugee and migrant led organisations (Climate Outreach, 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]

Addressing Internal Displacement in the Context of Climate Change (Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Sept. 2021) [text

Climate Action: Good Practices (UNHCR, Sept. 2021) [access]
- Examples are available for Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Jordan. Scroll down to "Latest Updates."

Groundswell, Part 2: Acting on Internal Climate Migration (World Bank, Sept. 2021) [access]
- Follow the link for the report in English and overviews in Arabic, French and Spanish. Policy notes are also available for the Middle East and North Africa, East Asia and Pacific, and Europe and Central Asia regions.

Journal articles & book chapters:

"Climate change and migration impacts on cities: Lessons from Bangladesh," Environmental Challenges, vol. 5 (Dec. 2021) [open access]

"Climate Migration is about People, Not Numbers," Chapter in Negotiating Climate Change in Crisis (Open Book Publishers, Sept. 2021) [open access]

"Towards Legal Recognition and Protection of Environmentally Displaced Persons Under Refugee Law," Journal of Conflict Management and Sustainable Development, vol. 7, no. 1 (2021) [open access]

"When Covid-19 meets conflict: politics of the pandemic response in fragile and conflict-affected states," Disasters, Accepted Articles, 22 Sept. 2021 [open access]
- "The paper is based on seven case studies of countries that experienced social conflict at the advent of the pandemic outbreak: The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Haiti, Zimbabwe, Philippines, India, Brazil and Chile."

Multimedia:

Displacement: The Human Impact of the Climate Crisis, 19 Aug. 2021 [access]

Related post:

Regional Focus: MENA

Opportunity:

Call for proposals: New Book Series on "Refugees and Migrants within the Middle East" [info]

Blog posts & press:
 
As Vaccines Roll Out in Egypt, Refugees are Not Left Behind (UNHCR, Sept. 2021) [text]

Libya: Evidence crimes against humanity and war crimes committed since 2016, UN report finds (UN Human Rights Council, Oct. 2021) [text
- See also related statement from the UN Support Mission in Libya. The full report was presented to the UN Human Right Council on 7 October 2021. See below for access to the text.

Syrian refugees in Turkey: time to dispel some myths (The Conversation, Sept. 2021) [text]

"UN launches initiative to support returnees trapped in Syria camps," UN News, 29 Sept. 2021 [text]

UNHCR appeals for end to arrests of asylum seekers in Libya, calls for urgent resumption of humanitarian flights (UNHCR, Oct. 2021) [text]

Yemenis helping rebuild lives on conflict’s frontlines win 2021 Nansen Award (UNHCR, Sept. 2021) [text]

Reports: 

2021 Progress Report: Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan in Response to the Syria Crisis (3RP Secretariat, Sept. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]

[Letter from UNRWA to UNHCR describing UNRWA's mandate and services] (UNRWA, Sept. 2021) [text]

Migration, Asylum, and Internal Displacement in Times of Armed Conflicts: The Legal Framework and the Crisis Current Situation (Maat Organization for Peace, Development, and Human Rights, Aug. 2021) [text via SSRN]

Moving beyond Humanitarian Assistance: Supporting Jordan as a Refugee-hosting Country (World Refugee & Migration Council, Sept. 2021) [text]

Protection for Syrian and non-Syrian Refugees in Alexandria and Cairo, Egypt, August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2021 (CARE, published July 2021; posted Sept. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]

Report of the Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/48/83 (UN Human Rights Council, Oct. 2021) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also web page for the FFM, which provides access to documentation, statements and other background information.

Resilience in the West Bank: Impact evaluation of the ‘From Emergency Food Security to Durable Livelihoods: Building Resilience in the Occupied Palestinian Territory’ project (Oxfam, Oct. 2021) [access via ReliefWeb]
- Follow link for report in English and summaries in English and Arabic.

Vulnerability Assessment of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: VASyR 2021 Preliminary Findings (UNHCR, UNICEF & WFP, Sept. 2021) [text]
- See also related news story. The full report will be issued in Dec. 2021.

Journal articles & book chapters:

"Case study K: Palestine's national cash transfer programme: An example of cash transfer programming in a humanitarian setting," Chapter in Handbook on Social Protection Systems (Edward Elgar, Aug. 2021) [open access]

"Mental Health in Lebanon’s Triple-Fold Crisis: The Case of Refugees and Vulnerable Groups in Times of COVID-19," Frontiers in Public Health, 20 Jan. 2021 [open access]

"The psychological impacts of COVID-19 related stressors on Syrian refugees in Turkey: The role of resource loss, discrimination, and social support," International Journal of Intercultural Relations, vol. 85 (Nov. 2021) [free full-text]

"Syrian refugees and the politics of waiting in a Turkish border town," Social Anthropology/ Anthropologie Sociale, vol. 29, no. 3 (Aug. 2021) [open access]

"Sudanese Refugees and the 'Syrian Refugee Response' in Lebanon: Racialised Hierarchies, Processes of Invisibilisation, and Resistance," Refugee Survey Quarterly, Advance Articles, 27 Sept. 2021 [open access]

"Waiting for justice amidst the remnants: urban development, displacement and resistance in Diyarbakir," Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale, vol. 29, no. 3 (Aug. 2021) [open access]

"When Refugees Care for Refugees in Lebanon: Providing Contextually Appropriate Care from the Ground Up," Medicine Anthropology Theory, vol. 8, no. 3 (2021) [open access]

Resource: 

Refugee settlement and encampment in the Middle East and North Africa, 1860s–1940s (Refugee History, Sept. 2021) [access]

Related post:

05 October 2021

Thematic Focus: Education

Reports:

Back to School? Refugee children in Greece denied right to education (Save the Children, Sept. 2021) [text]

Educating Newcomers: K-12 Public Schooling for Undocumented and Asylum-Seeking Children in the United States (RAND, Sept. 2021) [text]
- See also related press release.

Keeping Refugee Children in School and Out of Work: Evidence from the World's Largest Humanitarian Cash Transfer Program, IZA Discussion Paper, no. 14513 (Institute of Labor Economics, June 2021) [text]
- Focuses on Syrians in Turkey.

Refugee learning ecosystems: reimagining higher education access for refugees (British Council & Mosaik Education, May 2021) [access via UNESCO]

Journal articles:

"Children’s narratives on migrant refugees: a practice of global citizenship," London Review of Education, vol. 19, no. 1 (2021) [open access]
- "This article approaches the phenomenon of migration, particularly of refugees, as learning content for early childhood. The research is presented from a qualitative approach based on the results of a project on this topic implemented in a rural school in Spain."

"Forced Labour and access to Education of Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh: Beyond a Humanitarian Crisis," Journal of Modern Slavery, vol. 6, no. 3 (2021) [full-text]

"Hope Springs Eternal: Exploring the Early Settlement Experiences of Highly Educated Eritrean Refugees in the UK," Journal of International Migration and Integration, Latest Articles, 2 Sept. 2021 [postprint]
- Note: Access to the text is embargoed until 2 Sept. 2022.

"Inclusive education for students from refugee or migrant backgrounds," Chapter in Building Better Schools with Evidence-based Policy: Adaptable Policy for Teachers and School Leaders (Routledge, April 2021) [open access]

"Study Preparation of Refugees in Germany: How Teachers’ Evaluative Practices Shape Educational Trajectories," Social Inclusion, vol. 9, no. 3 (2021) [open access]

"Supporting (or not) the career development of culturally and linguistically diverse migrants and refugees in universities: insights from Australia," International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, Latest Articles, 25 Sept. 2021 [free full-text]

Multimedia:

Access to Education for Rohingya Refugees, 28 Aug. 2021 [access

Related post:

04 October 2021

Thematic Focus: Detention

Blog posts & press:

"Australia signs deal with Nauru to keep asylum seeker detention centre open indefinitely," The Guardian, 24 Sept. 2021 [text]

"Greece moves asylum seekers to newly built camp derided as 'prison'," Yahoo News, 20 Sept. 2021 [text]
- See also related MSF story.

How many people in immigration detention have been vaccinated? Home Affairs won’t tell us (The Conversation, Aug. 2021) [text]
- Focuses on Australia.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Now Monitors about 118,000 Immigrants Through Its Alternatives to Detention Program (TRAC News, Sept. 2021) [text]

"Libya’s migrant roundup reaches 4,000 amid major crackdown," AP News, 2 Oct. 2021 [text]

Re-Bordering Policies and De-Bordering Practices in Pandemic Times: Offshore Isolation As De Facto Detention (Border Criminologies Blog, Sept. 2021) [text]

Reports & journal articles:

"Defining Forced Labor: The Legal Battle to Protect Detained Immigrants from Private Exploitation," Univ. of Chicago Law Review, vol. 88, no. 5 (2021) [full-text]

"The Effects of Inhumane Treatment in North Korean Detention Facilities on the Posttraumatic-Stress Disorder Symptoms of North Korean Refugees," Psychiatry Investigation, vol. 18, no. 7 (2021) [open access]

Ending immigration detention of children and providing adequate care and reception for them: Note by the Secretary-General, UN Doc. No. A/75/183 (UN General Assembly, July 2020; presented Oct. 2020) [text]

From Jailers to Case Managers: Redesigning the U.S. Immigration Detention System to Be Effective and Fair (Migration Policy Institute, Aug. 2021) [text]

"Mapping factors associated with deaths in immigration detention in the United States, 2011-2018: A thematic analysis," The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, In Press, 21 Aug. 2021 [open access]

Multimedia:

Behrouz Boochani on identity, persecution, and detention (Unfiltered Podcast Series) [access]

From Immigrant Detention to a More Effective U.S. Immigration Custody System, 2 Sept. 2021 [access]

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