07 December 2015

Regional Focus: Americas


Discussion: Twenty Five Years Later: Reflecting on the Immigration Act of 1990, Washington, DC, 8 December 2015 [info]


Brazil Plan of Action: One Year of Implementation (UNHCR, Dec. 2015) [text]

Central America’s Violent Northern Triangle, CFR Backgrounder (Council on Foreign Relations, Dec. 2015) [text]

"El Reconocimiento y el Derecho a la Ciudadania en los Desplazados por el Conflicto Armado en Colombia = The Recognition and the Right to Citizenship in People Displaced by the Armed Conflict in Colombia," Nova et Vetera, vol. 23, no. 67 (2014; posted Dec. 2015) [full-text via SSRN]

"Fear and (In)Security: The Canadian Government’s Response to the Chilean Refugees," Refuge, vol. 31, no. 2 (2015) [open access]

Fighting Syrian Refugees… with Lies (The Asylumist Blog, Dec. 2015) [text]

The Power of Sharing Knowledge Helps Countries Tackle Forced Displacement (World Bank, Dec. 2015) [text]

"Recognizing and Confronting State Subjectivity in Asylum Adjudications," Refuge, vol. 31, no. 2 (2015) [open access]

US Humanitarian Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis (EPRS, Dec. 2015) [text]

Web sites:

 Humans of New York [access]
 - Will begin featuring Syrian refugees who are resettled to the U.S.

 Immigrant Success [access]
- "A place for immigrants to the US to share their stories of success."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas, incl. U.S. Admission of Syrian Refugees (1 Dec. 2015)

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