05 August 2016

Regional Focus: Americas

[Note: I am re-circulating this post because of a couple of additions indicated below.]


CFP: Refugee Survey Quarterly [info]
- Contributions sought for special issue on Colombian refugees. Submit proposals by 13 August 2016.


Barriers to Protection: The Treatment of Asylum Seekers in Expedited Removal (U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, Aug. 2016) [text]

A Call to Action: Tackling Displacement in Central America (IDMC Blog, July 2016) [text]

Can Machine Learning Help Predict the Outcome of Asylum Adjudications? (SSRN, July 2016) [text]

Easy Prey: Criminal Violence and Central American Migration, Latin America Report, no. 57 (International Crisis Group, July 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Fact Sheet: Refugee Protection Act of 2016 (Human Rights First, July 2016) [text]
- More info available on Sen. Leahy's site.

A Hard Place: Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in the U.S., San Francisco, 28 June 2016 [info]
- Video of this lecture is available here.

Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero War (Oxford Univ. Press, Aug. 2015) [info]
- The Introduction is available here.

Protecting the Right to Counsel in Immigration Court (The Hill, July 2016) [text]

Regional Response to the Northern Triangle of Central America Situation: Supplementary Appeal 2016 (UNHCR, June 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Regional Working Group for the Brazil Plan of Action (Asylum Access, May 2016) [text]

*Tweeting about Refugees: Exploring Where Refugees are Most Welcome in the U.S., According to Twitter (ABODO & IRC, Aug. 2016) [text]

*UNHCR Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the International Protection Needs of Asylum-Seekers from Honduras (UNHCR, July 2016) [text]

U.S. Expands Initiatives to Address Central American Migration Challenges (U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, July 2016) [text]
- See also related stories in the NYT and Guardian.


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (18 July 2016)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 

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