18 August 2016

Regional Focus: Americas

2014 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics (U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Aug. 2016) [text]
- The ImmigrationProf blog has posted thoughts on some of these data, including asylum and refugee admissions.

"Access to Justice in Buffalo and Beyond: Making the Justice System More Welcoming for Refugees," IMPACT: Collected Essays on Expanding Access to Justice, vol. 2 (2016) [text]

Central and North American States Vow Concerted Action on Refugees Ahead of September UN Summits (UNHCR, Aug. 2016) [text]

"Escape to New York: Many Central American Immigrants Seeking Legal Help are Fleeing Organized Crime in Their Own Countries," New Yorker, 9 Aug. 2016 [text]

Haiti: Internal Displacement, Forced Evictions, Statelessness - the Catalogue to Violations Continue (Amnesty International, Aug. 2016) [text]

"Iraqi Refugees Fared Worse than Others in First 3 Years: Internal Study," CBC News, 15 Aug. 2016 [text]

Nearly Half of Refugees Entering the U.S. This Year are Muslim (Pew Research Center, Aug. 2016) [text]

Obama Administration Resettles 2,340 Syrian Refugees in July, Marking Progress toward 2016 Goal (Human Rights First, Aug. 2016) [text]
- See also related PRI news story.

Refugees Welcome Here: Awareness, Advocacy and Action, Canadian Council for Refugees Spring 2016 Consultation, Saskatoon, Canada, 2-4 June 2016 [conf. report]

Venezuelan Asylum Applications to U.S. Soar in 2016 (Pew Research Center, Aug. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (5 Aug. 2016)

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