15 March 2017

Regional Focus: Americas

Funding opportunity:

NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons from Colombia [info]
- Proposal submission deadline is 7 April 2017.


Age & Generation in Canada’s Migration Law, Policy, & Programming, RRN/CRS Policy Brief (Refugee Research Network & Centre for Refugee Studies, Dec. 2016) [text]

'Are you afraid to go home?': Venezuelans Top List of US Asylum Seekers as Thousands Flee (The Conversation, March 2017) [text]

"By Any Means Necessary: Refugees Fleeing Violence in Central America Hope for Asylum in Mexico," The Intercept, 12 March 2017 [text]

Forced Displacement Growing in Colombia Despite Peace Agreement (UNHCR, March 2017) [text]

Greater Cooperation Needed to Protect Refugees in Central America, UNHCR Says (UNHCR, March 2017) [text]
- See also joint statement between the Secretary of Foreign Relations and UNHCR.

The Humanitarian-Development Nexus: Opportunities for Canadian Leadership, RRN/CRS Policy Brief (Refugee Research Network & Centre for Refugee Studies, Dec. 2016)

The Impact of the Safe Third Country Agreement on Canada’s Legal Obligations (Canadian Law School Research-a-Thon, March 2017) [text via Google Drive]
- See also related Metro News article.

Irregular Migration Flows to the Americas from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean (OAS & IOM, March 2017) [text]

(No) Access T.O.: A Pilot Study on Sanctuary City Policy in Toronto, Canada, RCIS Working Paper, no. 2017/1 (Ryerson University, Feb. 2017) [text]

Non-refoulement under the Inter-American Human Rights System, RLI Working Paper, no. 20 (Refugee Law Initiative, 2017) [text]
- Scroll to p. 104.

"Seeking a Rational Approach to a Regional Refugee Crisis: Lessons from the Summer 2014 'Surge' of Central American Women and Children at the US-Mexico Border," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 1 (2017) [open access]

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: United States & Canada (8 March 2017)
- Regional Focus: Americas, incl. U.S. (3 March 2017)

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