14 July 2014

Regional Focus: Americas, esp. Unaccompanied Minors


Addressing the Unaccompanied Minor Surge: Best Practices for Screening & Representing Unaccompanied Minors, Webinar, 15 July 2014 [info via ImmigrationProf Blog]
- Free webinar from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.


Amicus Brief on Refugee Rights in Ecuador (Human Rights Watch & Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Human Rights and Genocide Clinic, June 2014) [text]
- See also related HRW news story.

Cartagena Initiative +30: International Protection and Effective Integration: Civil Society Recommendations from the Front Lines of Asylum and Statelessness in Latin America and the Caribbean (Asylum Access et al., March 2014) [access]
- Follow link for executive summary in English and Spanish and full report in Spanish.

Children in Danger: A Guide to the Humanitarian Challenge at the Border (American Immigration Council, July 2014) [text]

"The Children of the Drug Wars: A Refugee Crisis, Not an Immigration Crisis," New York Times, 11 July 2014 [text via Oppenheimer Chair]

"Gender-based Violence in Conflict and Displacement: Qualitative Findings from Displaced Women in Colombia," Conflict and Health 8:10 (July 2014) [open access]

"Internal Displacement in Colombia: Fifteen Distinguishing Features," Disaster Health 2:1 (Jan. 2014) [open access]

Juvenile Cases Help Push Immigration Court Backlog to New High (TRAC, July 2014) [text]

"Os Deslocados": Conceptualizing Internal Displacement in Brazil, Discussion Paper, no. 10 (HASOW, July 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Should Migrants Fleeing Gang Violence in Central America Be Accorded Refugee Status?," Small Wars Journal, 26 June 2014 [text]

What Brookings Scholars are Saying about the Surge of Unaccompanied Children at the U.S. Border (Brookings Now Blog, July 2014) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas, esp. Unaccompanied Minors (4 July 2014)

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