02 April 2013

Regional Focus: Americas

Bench-Pressed: A Judge Recounts the Many Blessings and Heavy Lessons of Hearing Immigration Asylum Cases (iUniverse, March 2013) [info]
- Self-published memoir of a former U.S. Immigration Judge that focuses on the stories of five asylum applicants and how they changed her as both a judge and a person.

Canada/USA Bi-National Roundtable on Alternatives to Detention of Asylum Seekers, Refugees, Migrants and Stateless Persons, Buffalo, New York/Fort Erie, Ontario, 24-26 September 2012 [summary conclusions]

"Drug Cartels in Mexico," Forced Migration Review, no. 37 (March 2011) [open access text]

Guatemalan Migration in Times of Civil War and Post-War Challenges (Migration Information Source, March 2013) [text]

Key Refugee and Immigration Issues for Women and Girls (Canadian Council for Refugees, March 2013) [text]

Leahy Bill Would Restore America’s Commitment to Refugee Protection (Human Rights First, March 2013) [text]

"Refugee Law Initiative Hosts International Conference on Latin American Asylum Policy," Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, no. 36 (April 2013) [text]

Situation of the Rights of Children in the Context of Migration in the Americas, 147th Session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Washington, DC, 7-22 March 2013 [access]
- See also related CGRS news story.

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