01 April 2016

Regional Focus: Americas


Funding opportunity: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Colombia [info]
- Proposal submission deadline is 21 April 2016.


2016-2017 Framework for Cooperation between the United States Department of State's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (U.S. Dept. of State, March 2016) [text]

Asylum in Canada is not for Everyone (Sorry aboot That) (The Asylumist Blog, March 2016) [text]

Canada’s Oppressed Minority Policy and the Resettlement of Ugandan Asians, 1972-1973 (Canadian Museum of Immigration, March 2016) [text]

Challenges in Accessing Early Childhood Education and Care for Children in Refugee Families in Massachusetts (Migration Policy Institute, March 2016) [text]

Closed Doors: Mexico's Failure to Protect Central American Refugee and Migrant Children (Human Rights Watch, March 2016) [text]

Is the War on Drugs a "Humanitarian Crisis"?, Policy Brief, no. 2 (PRIO, 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Overview of UNHCR's Operations in the Americas, 65th Meeting of the Standing Committee (EXCOM, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Retos actuales en la implementación de la Ley sobre Refugiados y protección complementaria en México: identificación, admisión y acceso al procedimiento de asilo = Current Challenges in the Implementation of the Law on Refugees and Complementary Protection in Mexico: Identification, Admission and Access to the Asylum Procedure," Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional, vol. XVI (Enero-Diciembre 2016) [full-text]

The U.S. Immigration Court: A Ballooning Backlog that Requires Action (Human Rights First, March 2016) [text]

Syrians in the U.S.:

"Syrian Refugees Receive Green Light from U.S. Courts, Mixed Reception from States and Congress," Migration Information Source, 31 March 2016 [text]

What do Americans Really Think about Syrian Refugees? (Markaz Blog, March 2016) [text]

Who We Really Are: A Conversation with Syrian Refugees in America, Washington, DC, 19 Feb. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video and transcript.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (9 March 2016)

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