02 March 2016

Regional Focus: Americas


Refugee Rights Day, 4 April 2016 [info]
- "[A]nniversary of the Supreme Court's 1985 Singh decision, which recognized that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects refugees' fundamental rights."


Average Wait Time in Immigration Court Rises to 667 Days (TRAC, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Deported Roma Family is Allowed to Return to Canada in Groundbreaking Decision," Rights in Exile Newsletter, no. 68 (March 2016) [full-text]

The Easiest Office to Win Asylum, and Why You Shouldn’t Apply There (The Asylumist Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

"A Guinean Refugee's Odyssey: In Re Jarno, the Biggest Asylum Case in U.S. History and What It Tells Us about Our Broken System," Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, vol. 23, no. 4 (2009) [full-text via ImmigrationProf Blog]
- Part of the blog's "Throwback Thursday" series.

"Increased Central American Migration to the United States May Prove an Enduring Phenomenon," Migration Information Source, 18 Feb. 2016 [text]

They are Refugees: An Increasing Number of People are Fleeing Violence in the Northern Triangle (Center for American Progress, Feb. 2016) [text]

Understanding the Central American Refugee Crisis: Why They are Fleeing and How U.S. Policies are Failing to Deter Them (American Immigration Council, Feb. 2016) [text]

Why a Single Question Decides the Fates of Central American Migrants (NPR, Feb. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (11 Feb. 2016)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 

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