25 April 2017

Thematic Focus: General


"Can You Become One of Us? A Historical Comparison of Legal Selection of ‘Assimilable’ Immigrants in Europe and the Americas," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 18 April 2017 [full-text via Academia.edu]

The Global Evolution of Travel Visa Regimes, Working paper, no. 134 (International Migration Institute, April 2017) [text]

How Not to Fix the Refugee Crisis – A Response to ‘Refuge’ (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]

An Inside Account of UNHCR’s Urban Refugee Policy (Refugees Deeply, April 2017) [text]

International Dialogue on Migration 2017: Strengthening International Cooperation on and Governance of Migration Towards the Adoption of a Global Compact on Migration in 2018, Geneva, 18-19 April 2017 [info]
- Follow link for agenda, concept note and summary of conclusions.

Photographing a Crisis: A Guide through the Ethics and Considerations of Documenting the Migrant Crisis (Magnum Photos, June 2016) [text]

Refugee Compacts: Addressing the Crisis of Protracted Displacement (Center for Global Development & International Rescue Committee, April 2017) [text]
- See also related blog post and event video.

Refugee Voices (Tent Foundation, Dec. 2016; launched March 2017) [text]
- Results of a comprehensive survey of refugees living in Germany, Jordan and Greece.

Separated Families: Who Stays, Who Goes and Why - Decision-making and Its Consequences for Families Separated by Mixed Migration (REACH, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Towards a Blueprint for Responding to Urban Displacement (IRIN, April 2017) [text]

Will “America First” Mean Refugees Last? (openDemocracy, April 2017) [text]
- "Regardless of if you look at United States, Europe, or the Pacific, the global asylum system is quickly falling apart."


Migrants on the Margins Blog (Royal Geographical Society) [access]
- "The Society’s Field Research Programme, Migrants on the margins, is a three year project involving researchers from UK universities and international research partners. It focuses on the vulnerability and opportunities of migrants in some of the world’s most pressured cities, including Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Harare (Zimbabwe) and Hargeisa (Somaliland). This blog provides updates on the project written by members of the research team."

Migration Research Leaders Syndicate (IOM) [access]
- "IOM is inviting the world’s leading migration researchers to join in sharing their expertise and knowledge in support of the 2018 Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. ... [W]e have asked Syndicate members: 'If you had the chance to provide only three pieces of research and analysis on aspects of (un)safe, (dis)orderly and (ir)regular migration to policymakers, what would they be?'"

Related posts:
- Feature: Understanding Attitudes (13 April 2017)
- Thematic Focus: General (10 April 2017)

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