20 March 2018

Regional Focus: Americas

As Colombia Tightens Its Border, More Venezuelan Migrants Brave Clandestine Routes  (IRIN, March 2018) [text]

As Venezuelans Flee Throughout Latin America, UNHCR Issues New Protection Guidance (UNHCR, March 2018) [text]

*"Canadian Attitudes toward Immigrants, Refugees Remain Positive: Study," Globe & Mail, 21 March 2018 [text]

"Collateral Damage: How Trump Threw Canada's Refugee System into Turmoil," Thompson Reuters Foundation News, 19 March 2018 [text]

"Colombia Proposes IMF Assistance for Venezuelan Refugees," Reuters, 19 March 2018 [text]

"Connecting the Dots: Emerging Migration Trends and Policy Questions in North and Central America," Migration Information Source, 7 March 2018 [text]

From Soldiers to Refugee Claimants: US War Resister Migration to Canada and the Embodied Geopolitics of Asylum, Los Angeles, 20 Oct. 2017 [info]
- Follow this link for a podcast.

In Search of a Global Refugee Strategy (Project Syndicate, Feb. 2018) [text]

Resolution 2/18: Forced Migration of Venezuelans (Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, 2 March 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Situation of Human Rights in Venezuela (IACHR, Dec. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Update on UNHCR’s Operations in the Americas, 71st Meeting of the Standing Committee, Geneva, 5 March 2018 [text]
- See also related presentation.

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Forced Migration Observatory = Observatório de Migrações Forçadas (Igarapé Institute) [access]
- "The observatory provides a georeferenced and interactive visualisation of the distribution of internally displaced people in Brazil over time. The tool will be used for research and decision making regarding migrants, strengthening the rights of those affected by forced displacement." See also related Guardian article.


Related posts:
- Regional Focus: Venezuela (9 March 2018)
- Regional Focus: Americas (28 Feb. 2018)

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