24 June 2017

Regional Focus: Americas

"Alternative Fact? More Democratic States are More Likely to Provide Refugee Protection," Alberta Law Review (Forthcoming) [postprint]
- Focuses on Canada.

"Amid Economic Crisis and Political Turmoil, Venezuelans Form a New Exodus," Migration Information Source, 14 June 2017 [text]

"Brazil's Refugee Policy Needs a Radical Overhaul in Response to Venezuela's Crisis," The Guardian, 15 June 2017 [text]

Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America, Miami, 15-16 June 2017 [info]
- Principal aim of this meeting was "to address the economic, security, and governance challenges and opportunities in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras." As noted in this Reuters article, though, some observers saw it primarily as an attempt to "curtail migration from Central America." Follow a/m link for statements, session summaries, and videos. See also related MSF statement.

"Desperate Venezuelans Set Sights on Colombia as Worry Mounts," VOA News, 22 June 2017 [text]

Facing Walls: USA and Mexico’s Violation of the Rights of Asylum Seekers (Amnesty International, June 2017) [text]

"'He will kill me if he sees me again': Abused Women Seek Refuge in Mexico," The Guardian, 7 June 2017 [text]

Humanitarian Exchange Magazine, no. 69 (June 2017) [full-text]
- Themed issue on "The Humanitarian Consequences of Violence in Central America," with 10 articles.

"Humanitarian Standards in Urban, Post-disaster Contexts: A Study of Sphere Shelter Standards in Haiti," Humanitarian Exchange Magazine, no. 69 (June 2017) [full-text]

"On Silences: Salvadoran Refugees Then and Now," Latino Studies, vol. 15, no. 1 (April 2017) [free full-text]

Point of No Return: The Fear and Criminalization of Central American Refugees (Center for Migration Studies, June 2017) [text]

UNHCR Submissions to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the Framework of the Request for an Advisory Opinion on the Scope and Purpose of the Right to Asylum (UNHCR, April 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (6 June 2017)

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