12 November 2013

Regional Focus: Americas

Events & opportunities:

Proud to Protect Refugees Week of Action, Canada, 10-17 November 2013 [info]
- "This is an opportunity to turn the volume up of voices talking about refugee protection and refugee contributions in cities across Canada. Let others around you know how refugees enrich our lives and why protecting refugee rights in Canada is a strong tradition to continue."

Call for Panels: 15th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM15), Cartagena, Colombia, 14-17 July 2014 [info]
- Theme is "Forced Migration and Peace: 30 Years of the Cartagena Declaration on Asylum Seekers." Proposals are due 1 December 2013.

Refugee Congress, Washington, DC, 9-11 December 2013 [info]
- "Refugee Congress is an advocacy and advisory organization comprised of refugees from across the United States who seek to champion domestic and international refugee issues."


"At Least Let Them Work": The Denial of Work Authorization and Assistance for Asylum Seekers in the United States (Human Rights Watch, Nov. 2013) [text]
- See also HRW news story and related IPS report.

Caribbean Regional Conference on the Protection of Vulnerable Persons in Mixed Migration Flows, Nassau, Bahamas, 22-23 May 2013 [info]
- Follow link for conference documents.

The Dream 30 and Credible Fear (The Asylumist, Nov. 2013) [text]

An Ethnographic Study of Canada’s Recent Changes to Refugee Legislation (Univ. of British Columbia, 2013) [text]

Latin America: Non-refoulement at the Borders, an Essential Principle (JRS, Nov. 2013) [text]

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