22 January 2018

Regional Focus: Americas

2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Colombia (OCHA, Jan. 2018) [text]

"As US Tightens Stance on Migrants and Refugees, is Mexico Prepared to Take More?," Christian Science Monitor, 16 Jan. 2018 [text]

Central America’s Violent Northern Triangle: Backgrounder (Council on Foreign Relations, Jan. 2018) [text]

Central Americans Face Backlash on Mexico’s Migrant Trail (Refugees Deeply, Jan. 2018) [text]

Comprehensive Regional Protection and Solutions Framework (MIRPS), San Pedro Sula Regional Conference, Honduras, 26 Oct. 2017 [info]
- Follow link for conference documents and the San Pedro Sula declaration. More info about MIRPs is available on this UNHCR web page and in this document.

*Countries Commit to Work Together on Refugee Protection at Caribbean Migration Consultations (UNHCR, Jan. 2018) [text]

*Deportees in Mexico Tell of Disrupted Lives, Families and Communities (The Conversation, Jan. 2018) [text]

Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the International Protection Needs of Asylum-seekers from Guatemala (UNHCR, Jan. 2018) [text]

Evaluating the Effectiveness of PRM-Supported Programs to Build the Capacity of Colombian Municipal Authorities to Assist Internally Displaced Persons (U.S. Dept. of State, Dec. 2017) [text]

Finding Housing for the Syrian Refugee Newcomers in Canadian Cities: Challenges, Initiatives and Policy Implications (Institut national de la recherche scientifique, 2017) [access]
- Follow link for synthesis report and executive summaries.

The New Coyote Trail: Refugees Head West to Bypass Fortress Europe (Refugees Deeply, Dec. 2017) [text]

"This is What the Hours after Being Deported Look Like," The Guardian, 12 Dec. 2017 [text]

Why We are Challenging the USA as a “Safe Third Country” in the Federal Court of Canada (Canadian Council for Refugees, Dec. 2017) [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (15 Dec. 2017)

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