28 October 2016

Regional Focus: Americas


ACAPS Thematic Report: Protection in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew (ACAPS, Oct. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

The Asylum Backlog, Revisited (Ugh) (The Asylumist Blog, Oct. 2016) [text]

"Central American Migrants Showing Record Levels of Mental Health Problems," The Guardian, 21 Oct. 2016 [text]
- Reports on MSF survey results "shared exclusively with The Guardian."

"Finding Refuge," 60 Minutes, 16 Oct. 2016 [access]
- "[R]eports on the Syrian refugee crisis and follows Syrian families from Jordan through the vetting process to their new homes in the U.S." Follow link for video.

Not a National Security Crisis: The U.S.-Mexico Border and Humanitarian Concerns, Seen from El Paso (Washington Office on Latin America, Oct. 2016) [text]

The One-Year Bar to Asylum in the Age of the Immigration Court Backlog (SSRN, Oct. 2016) [text]

"Protection for Families: New Standards Developing in Asylum Law," Northwestern University Law Review Online, vol. 111:49 (Oct. 2016) [open access]

Rights of Central American Migrants in Mexico (Human Rights Brief Blog, Oct. 2016) [text]

"What Does It Mean to Help One Family?," New York Times, 22 Oct. 2016 [text]


Immigration Policy (Congressional Research Service) [access]
- Web site created to ensure that all CRS reports are available to everyone.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (19 Oct. 2016)

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