11 February 2016

Regional Focus: Americas


Asylum Policy in Canada (EPRS, Jan. 2016) [text]

Ensuring Due Process Protections for Central American Refugees (Center for American Progress, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Espacios Intergubernamentales para la Discusión de Políticas Migratorias en Latinoamérica," OASIS, no. 22 (Julio-Diciembre 2015) [open access]

Internal Displacement Decreases Dramatically in Colombia (Insight Crime, Feb. 2016) [text]

Kevin Appleby on the Refugee Crisis and Deportation Raids (Center for Migration Studies, Jan. 2016) [access]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Why is it so Difficult for Syrian Refugees to Get into the U.S.?," New York Times Magazine, 24 Jan. 2016 [text]

"'Wiping the Refugee Dust from My Feet': Advantages and Burdens of Refugee Status and the Refugee Label," International Migration, vol. 54, no. 1 (Feb. 2016) [free full-text]

New book:

A Liberal Tide: Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy in Latin America (Inst. of Latin American Studies, April 2015) [info]
- Chapters in this book are available via SAS-Space: 1) Introductory chapter; 2) Chapter 1 on migration policies in Latin America; 3) Chapter 2 on South American immigration laws; 4) Chapter 3 on Mercosur; 5) Chapter 4 on migration policy in Colombia; 6) Chapter 5 on human trafficking in Central America; 7) Chapter 6 on Haitian migration in Latin America; 8) Chapter 7 on refugee protection in Brazil; 9) Concluding chapter.


#TPSnow for Northern Triangle Refugees (National Immigrant Justice Center) [access]
- "Dramatically escalating violence in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras has caused a humanitarian crisis of refugees fleeing to save their lives. Women, men, and children have been forced to flee their homes because violence has taken over their communities and schools. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) would save many people from the risk of grave harm in Central America. ..."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (21 Jan. 2016)

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