31 May 2018

Open Access Round-up: 31 May 2018

Below is a listing of Open Access literature that I have referenced on this blog since 15 May 2018. If you are not familiar with Open Access, please visit my other blog for an introduction.

Green Open Access [info]

"Labor Migrants as Political Leverage: Migration Interdependence and Coercion in the Mediterranean," International Studies Quarterly, Advance Articles, 26 April 2018
- Preprint version of article.

"Lack of Evidence for Psychotherapy for PTSD and Depression in Child and Adolescent Refugees: A Meta-analysis," World Psychiatry (Forthcoming)
- Preprint version of article.

"A Rapid Needs Assessment among the Rohingya and Host Communities in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: A Randomized Survey," Open Science Framework, 15 April 2018
- Preprint version of article.

Gold Open Access [info]

Articles, health-related:

"Assessment of Oral Health and Cost of Care for a Group of Refugees in Germany: A Cross-sectional Study," BMC Oral Health, 18:69 (April 2018)

"Asylum-seekers in Germany Differ from Regularly Insured in Their Morbidity, Utilizations and Costs of Care," PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197881 (May 2018)

"The Brotherhood Medical Center: Collaborative Foundation of Maternity and Children’s Healthcare Facility for Displaced Syrians," Frontiers in Public Health, 6:108 (April 2018)

"A Cross-sectional Investigation of the Health Needs of Asylum Seekers in a Refugee Clinic in Germany," BMC Family Practice, 19:64 (May 2018)

"Discrimination and Distress among Afghan Refugees in Northern California: The Moderating Role of Pre- and Post-migration Factors," PLoS ONE 13(5): e0196822 (May 2018)

"Does Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation of Tortured Refugees Represent ‘Value-for-money’? A Follow-up of a Danish Case-study," BMC Health Services Research, 18:365 (May 2018)

"The Effect of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder on Refugees' Parenting and Their Children's Mental Health: A Cohort Study," The Lancet Public Health, vol. 3, no. 5 (May 2018)

"A Factor Analytic Investigation of DSM-5 PTSD Symptoms in a Culturally Diverse Sample of Refugees Resettled in Australia," Conflict and Health, 12:26 (May 2018)

"Immunization Offer Targeting Migrants: Policies and Practices in Italy," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(5) (May 2018)

"Use of the Emergency Department by Refugees under the Interim Federal Health Program: A Health Records Review," PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197282 (May 2018)

Articles, other topics:

"The Case for a National Legalization Program without Legislation or Executive Action: Results from Screening for Immigration Legal Options," Journal on Migration and Human Security, OnlineFirst, 15 May 2018

The Greatest Moral Question: The United States & Jewish Refugees during the Holocaust,” Strategic Visions, vol. 17, no. 2 (2018)

"'I am Going to Europe Tomorrow': The Myth of the Anchor Child and the Decision to Flee in the Narratives of Unaccompanied Children," Nordic Journal of Migration Research, Ahead of Print, 22 May 2018

"An Overview of the Romanian Asylum Policies," Sustainability, 10(5) (May 2018)

"The Rights of Children on the Move and the Budapest Declaration," Children, vol. 5, no. 5 (May 2018)

"A Typology of Secondary Stressors among Refugees of Conflict in the Middle East: The Case of Syrian Refugees in Jordan," PLOS Currents Disasters, Edition 1 (May 2018)

US Refugee Policy: Latin America and Cold War Interests,” Strategic Visions, vol. 17, no. 2 (2018)

Hybrid Open Access [info]

"Antimicrobial Resistance among Migrants in Europe: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis," The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Online First, 17 May 2018

"EASO—Support Office or Asylum Authority? Boundary Disputes in the European Field of Asylum Administration," Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie, vol. 43, suppl. 1 (May 2018)

"Fighting Human Smuggling or Criminalizing Refugees? Regimes of Justification in and around R v Appulonappa," Canadian Journal of Law and Society = Revue Canadienne Droit et Société, vol. 33, no. 1 (April 2018)

"'In the Sport I Am Here': Therapeutic Processes and Health Effects of Sport and Exercise on PTSD," Qualitative Health Research, vol. 28, no. 3 (2018)

"Infectious Disease Profiles of Syrian and Eritrean Migrants Presenting in Europe: A Systematic Review," Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, In Press, 24 April 2018

"Public Attitudes Towards Support for Migrants: The Importance of Perceived Voluntary and Involuntary Migration," Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 41, no. 5 (2018)

"'Refugees Not Welcome Here': State, Church and Civil Society Responses to the Refugee Crisis in Poland," International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, Latest Articles, 22 May 2018

"Scaling Rights: The ‘Turkey Deal’ and the Divided Geographies of European Responsibility," Patterns of Prejudice, vol. 52, nos. 2-3 (2018)

"What is the Impact of Placement Type on Educational and Health Outcomes of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors? A Systematic Review of the Evidence," Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, Online First, 5 April 2018

Law Reviews

"How to End 'Illegal Immigration'," Maryland Journal of International Law, vol. 33, no. 1 (2018)

"The Perpetual 'Invasion': Past as Prologue in Constitutional Immigration Law," Roger Williams University Law Review, vol. 23 (Forthcoming, 2018)

"Refugees in the European Union: The Harsh Reality of the Dublin Regulation," Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law, vol. 8, no. 2 (2018)

"Subfederal Immigration Regulation and the Trump Effect," New York University Law Review (Forthcoming, 2019)

Related post:
- Open Access Round-up: 15 May 2018

Tagged Publications.

Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects

Asylum Policies, International Tensions and Trade Flows: Evidence From the EU (Sciences Po, May 2018) [text via SSRN]

Economic Integration of Afghan Refugees in the US, 1980–2015, Working Paper, no. 49 (UNU-WIDER, 2018) [text]

"Entrepreneurial Refugees and the City: Brief Encounters in Beirut," Journal of Refugee Studies, Advance Articles, 1 Feb. 2018 [free full-text]

"EU Handouts Not Always the Answer for Africa's Returning Migrants," Reuters, 29 May 2018 [text]

"German Firms are Hungry for Workers, Refugees are Feeding the Appetite," Handelsblatt Global, 29 May 2018 [text]

Immigrants Create Jobs for American Workers, Boosting the U.S. Employment Rate (Immigration Impact Blog, May 2018) [text]

"Labour Market Advice and Job Placement of Refugees: Labour Market Integration is Still a Long Way Off," IAB-Forum, 10 April 2018 [text]
- Focus is on Germany.

Migration is What You Make It: Seven Policy Decisions That Turned Challenges into Opportunities (Center for Global Development, May 2018) [text]

Refugees as Employees: Good Retention, Strong Recruitment (TENT & Fiscal Policy Institute, May 2018) [text]
- Focus is on the U.S. See also related Quartz article and Refugees Deeply article.

Syrian Labour in the Turkish Economy, Oxford, 16 May 2018 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Therapy for Torture Victims Has Surprising Economic Benefit, Study Says," NPR, 22 May 2018 [text]

Urban Refugee Economies: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (IIED, March 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects (15 May 2018)

Tagged Publications. 

Thematic Focus: Children & Families - Pt. 2 (United States)

*"A Cruel and Unusual Border Policy," The Economist, 2 June 2018 [text]

*"Cruelty is Trump’s Only Immigration Policy," New Republic, 31 May 2018 [text]

"Did the Trump Administration Separate Immigrant Children from Parents and Lose Them?," New York Times, 28 May 2018 [text]
- See also related Vox article.

Encounters of US State Violence at the Border: Separation, Confinement, and Punishment of Central American Asylum-Seeking Nuclear Families (Border Criminologies Blog, May 2018) [text]

"Family Separation and 'Zero-Tolerance' Policies Rolled Out to Stem Unwanted Migrants, but May Face Challenges," Migration Information Source, 24 May 2018 [text]

Holding Migrant Children on Military Bases: What You Need to Know (Just Security Blog, May 2018) [text]

*"How the Trump Administration Got Comfortable Separating Immigrant Kids from Their Parents," New Yorker, 30 May 2018 [text]

*"How to Turn Children into Criminals," New York Times, 31 May 2018 [text]
- Note; The research study referenced by the authors is freely available.

Neglect & Abuse of Unaccompanied Children by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (ACLU, May 2018) [text via ImmigrationProf Blog]

The Real Immigration Crisis isn’t “Missing” Children. It’s Family Separations (Vox, May 2018) [text]

What Happens When Migrant Children are Taken into U.S. Custody? (Immigration Impact Blog, May 2018) [text]

*What Everyone Has Gotten Wrong About Family Separation (Niskanen Center Blog, May 2018) [text]

"What Separating Migrant Families at the Border Actually Looks Like," Vice, 25 May 2018 [text]

*UPDATED

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Children & Families - Pt. 1 (31 May 2018)
- Thematic Focus: Children & Families - Pt. 2 (in the U.S.) (11 May 2018)

Tagged Publications.

Thematic Focus: Children & Families - Pt. 1

"As Emigrants, We Have Different Ways of Creating ‘Home’," Irish Times, 9 Feb. 2018 [text via Humanitarian Pulse]
- "For my refugee patients, the strangeness of Norway dissipates when reunited with family."

Bridging the Humanitarian-Development Divide for Refugee Children in Eastern Africa and the Great Lakes Region: Mapping Existing National Child Protection Practice (UNHCR & Unicef, May 2018) [text]

Dublin IV: Violating Unaccompanied Minor’s Best Interests in the Allocation of Responsibility (Leiden Law Blog, May 2018) [text]

Facing the Hardest Separation (UNHCR, May 2018) [text]

"German Cabinet Approves New Refugee Family Reunification Law," Deutsche Welle, 9 May 2018 [text]

"'I am Going to Europe Tomorrow': The Myth of the Anchor Child and the Decision to Flee in the Narratives of Unaccompanied Children," Nordic Journal of Migration Research, Ahead of Print, 22 May 2018 [open access]

Impact of Separation on Refugee Families: Syrian Refugees in Jordan (Columbia Global Centers & UNHCR, May 2018) [text]

Inclusion of Refugee Children in National Child Protection Systems: Guidance for Practitioners in East Africa (UNHCR & Unicef, Oct. 2017) [text]

The Kids of Calais (The Guardian, May 2018)
- Two-part podcast series: Part 1 - Family Reunification; Part 2 - Waiting for Asylum.

"The Rights of Children on the Move and the Budapest Declaration," Children, vol. 5, no. 5 (May 2018) [open access]

"What is the Impact of Placement Type on Educational and Health Outcomes of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors? A Systematic Review of the Evidence," Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, Online First, 5 April 2018 [open access]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Children & Families - Pt. 1 (11 May 2018)

Tagged Publications.

30 May 2018

New Issue of RSQ

The latest issue of Refugee Survey Quarterly (RSQ) has been published. Contents of vol. 37, no. 2, June 2018 include:
  • China and the International Refugee Protection Regime: Past, Present, and Potentials [open access]
  • Refugee Resettlement as an Alternative to Asylum [abstract]
  • Resettlement, Humanitarian Admission, and Family Reunion: The Intricacies of Germany’s Legal Entry Regimes for Syrian Refugees [abstract]
  • Accountability, Dependency, and EU Agencies: The Hotspot Approach in the Refugee Crisis [abstract]
  • Being Highly Skilled and a Refugee: Self-Perceptions of Non-European Physicians in Sweden [abstract] [related thesis]

Many thanks to Lili Song for the open access article!

Tagged Periodicals.

Thematic Focus: Solutions

"Australia's Refugee Deal 'a Farce' after US Rejects All Iranian and Somali Asylum Seekers," The Guardian, 8 May 2018 [text]
- See also related tweet with breakdown of those accepted/rejected under US deal so far.

Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative [info]
- New initiative launched in April 2018 with the aim of convincing the Australian government "to develop a world-renowned community sponsorship program... ." More info is provided in this policy brief.

Comprehensive Protection and Solutions Strategy: A Roadmap to Advance Resettlement and Complementary Pathways in the Syria Crisis (UNHCR, April 2018) [text]

"Dutton Looks at Taking up New Zealand Offer to Resettle 150 Refugees," The Guardian, 25 May 2018 [text]

The Integration of Migrants from Outside the EU (European Court of Auditors, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Integration of Syrian Refugees in South Australia: A Snapshot (SEEFAR, June 2017) [text]

Lessons from History: The Community Refugee Settlement Scheme (CRSI Blog, April 2018) [text]

Republicans Turn More Negative toward Refugees as Number Admitted to U.S. Plummets (Pew Research, May 2018) [text]
- See also related Washington Post article.

"Trump Pick for Refugee Bureau Draws Flak for Anti-immigrant Views," Politico, 25 May 2018 [text]
- See also White House announcement and Refugees International statement.

"Unfair and Discriminatory: Which Regions Does New Zealand Take Refugees from and Why," Policy Quarterly, vol. 14, no. 2 (May 2018) [full-text]
- See also earlier related Vice article.

UNHCR Welcomes Humanitarian Admission Programme for Vulnerable Family Members (UNHCR, May 2018) [text]
- Focuses on Ireland.

"With Fewer Incoming Refugees, US Resettlement Centers Dwindle," Christian Science Monitor, 22 May 2018 [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Solutions (18 May 2018)

Tagged Publications.

29 May 2018

Thematic Focus: Mental Health

"The Association between Social Support and the Mental Health of Social Workers and Police Officers Who Work with Unaccompanied Asylum-seeking Refugee Children’s Forced Repatriation: A Swedish Experience," International Journal of Mental Health, vol. 47, no. 1 (2018) [ResearchGate]

Cause and Effect of PTSD in Asylum Applicants (ImmigrationProf Blog, May 2018) [text]

"Discrimination and Distress among Afghan Refugees in Northern California: The Moderating Role of Pre- and Post-migration Factors," PLoS ONE 13(5): e0196822 (May 2018) [open access]

"Does Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation of Tortured Refugees Represent ‘Value-for-money’? A Follow-up of a Danish Case-study," BMC Health Services Research, 18:365 (May 2018) [open access]
- See also related NPR story.

"The Effect of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder on Refugees' Parenting and Their Children's Mental Health: A Cohort Study," The Lancet Public Health, vol. 3, no. 5 (May 2018) [open access]
- See also related comment.

European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 27, no. 4 (April 2018) [contents]
- Focused issue on "Mental Health Issues in Refugees"; the two editorials are freely available and one article on an intervention for unaccompanied minors with PTSD in Sweden is open access.

"A Factor Analytic Investigation of DSM-5 PTSD Symptoms in a Culturally Diverse Sample of Refugees Resettled in Australia," Conflict and Health, 12:26 (May 2018) [open access]

"'In the Sport I Am Here': Therapeutic Processes and Health Effects of Sport and Exercise on PTSD," Qualitative Health Research, vol. 28, no. 3 (2018) [open access]

"Lack of Evidence for Psychotherapy for PTSD and Depression in Child and Adolescent Refugees: A Meta-analysis," World Psychiatry (Forthcoming) [preprint]

Looking After the Mental Health of Immigration Practitioners (Free Movement Blog, May 2018) [text]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Mental Health Aspects of the Asylum Process (2 May 2018)
- Thematic Focus: Mental Health (2 May 2018)

Tagged Publications.

Regional Focus: Americas

"As Venezuela Exodus Swells, More Migrants Face Removal," AP News, 12 May 2018 [text]

"Call Them by Their Name—Fleeing Venezuelans are Refugees, not Migrants," Geopolitical Monitor, 18 May 2018 [text]

"Canada Qualifies Its Welcome to Asylum-seekers," The Economist, 12 May 2018 [text]

"Fighting Human Smuggling or Criminalizing Refugees? Regimes of Justification in and around R v Appulonappa," Canadian Journal of Law and Society = Revue Canadienne Droit et Société, vol. 33, no. 1 (April 2018) [open access]

Flow Monitoring of Venezuelan Migration, Round 2 (IOM Peru, Jan. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Latin America’s Response to Venezuelan Emigration (Migration Data Portal Blog, May 2018) [text]

Refugee Law in Ecuador: An Interview with Liliya Paraketsova, 2018 PRAL Fellow (RefLaw Blog, May 2018) [text]

"Smugglers Prey on Migrants Seeking Better Life in Chile - Experts," Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 12 May 2018 [text]

UNHCR Alarmed by Sharp Rise in Forced Displacement in North of Central America (UNHCR, May 2018) [text]
- See also related UNHCR news story.

"U.S., Mexican Officials to Discuss Asylum Pact," Politico, 16 May 2018 [text]

Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis (ACAPS, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

The Venezuelan Refugee Crisis: The View from Brazil (CSIS, May 2018) [text]

"What is Canada Like for a Refugee?," The Guardian, 13 May 2018 [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas - Pt. 1 (10 May 2018)
- Regional Focus: Americas - Pt. 2 (Venezuelans) (10 May 2018)

Tagged Publications. 

Thematic Focus: Health - Pt. 2 (Focus on Europe)

Journal articles:

"Antimicrobial Resistance among Migrants in Europe: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis," The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Online First, 17 May 2018 [open access]

"Assessment of Oral Health and Cost of Care for a Group of Refugees in Germany: A Cross-sectional Study," BMC Oral Health, 18:69 (April 2018) [open access]

"Asylum-seekers in Germany Differ from Regularly Insured in Their Morbidity, Utilizations and Costs of Care," PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197881 (May 2018) [open access]

"A Cross-sectional Investigation of the Health Needs of Asylum Seekers in a Refugee Clinic in Germany," BMC Family Practice, 19:64 (May 2018) [open access]

"How Effective are Approaches to Migrant Screening for Infectious Diseases in Europe? A Systematic Review," The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Online First, 16 May 2018 [free full-text]
- Note: This article is freely available, but requires registration.

"Immunization Offer Targeting Migrants: Policies and Practices in Italy," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(5) (May 2018) [open access]

"Infectious Disease Profiles of Syrian and Eritrean Migrants Presenting in Europe: A Systematic Review," Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, In Press, 24 April 2018 [open access]

Web site:

Resources for Professionals Caring for Asylum Seekers and Refugees (Liverpool John Moores University) [access]
- "The online resource hub aims to provide accessible and up-to-date information on the rights and well-being of asylum seekers and refugees. Its development was underpinned by a literature review and empirical research based on an action research approach."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Health - Pt. 1 (29 May 2018)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

Thematic Focus: Health - Pt. 1


New resource:

Humanitarian Health Digest, no. 1 (First Quarter 2018) [full-text]

- "[I]naugural issue of the Humanitarian Health Digest—a quarterly bibliography of published peer-reviewed journal articles on humanitarian health. The Digest is compiled by the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health and The Lancet. It includes one or two new commentaries on peer-reviewed articles cited in the Digest." The comments in this issue focus on palliative care and health care for Palestinian refugees.

Publications:

"The Brotherhood Medical Center: Collaborative Foundation of Maternity and Children’s Healthcare Facility for Displaced Syrians," Frontiers in Public Health, 6:108 (April 2018) [open access]

'Everyone and Everything is a Target': The Impact on Children of Attacks on Health Care and Denial of Humanitarian Access in South Sudan (Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Health Care Cuts: Australia’s Reduced Health Care Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Papua New Guinea (Amnesty International, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Refugees, Healthcare and Crises: Informal Syrian Health Workers in Lebanon (IIED, April 2018) [text]
- See also earlier related briefing paper.

"Use of the Emergency Department by Refugees under the Interim Federal Health Program: A Health Records Review," PLoS ONE 13(5): e0197282 (May 2018) [open access]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Health - Pt. 1 (27 April 2018)
- Thematic Focus: Health - Pt. 2 (27 April 2018)

Tagged Publications.

25 May 2018

Regional Focus: Australia

5 Questions with Dr Daniel Ghezelbash (Kaldor Centre, April 2018) [text]

"Acts of Last Resort: Asylum, Whistleblowing and the Anthropology of Secrecy," Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, vol. 19, no. 2 (2018) [abstract]

Australia’s Responsibility for Asylum Seekers Sent Offshore, New York, 24 April 2018 [info]
- Follow link for podcast; a video version is available here.

"Australian Asylum Discourses Permeating Therapeutic Work with Asylum Seekers: A Thematic Analysis of Specialist Practitioners’ Experiences," Psychotherapy and Politics International, vol. 16, no. 1 (Feb. 2018) [free full-text]

"Australian Public Opinion on Asylum," Migration and Development, Latest Articles, 15 May 2018 [abstract]

"Demographic and Ideological Correlates of Negative Attitudes towards Asylum Seekers: A Meta-analytic Review," Australian Journal of Psychology, vol. 70, no. 1 (March 2018) [free full-text]

Discussion Paper: Australia’s Humanitarian Program 2018-19 (Dept. of Home Affairs, May 2018) [text]
- See also related briefing from the Parliamentary Library and comments from the Kaldor Centre and the Refugee Council of Australia.

Facing the Hardest Separation (UNHCR, May 2018) [text]

Health Care Cuts: Australia’s Reduced Health Care Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Papua New Guinea (Amnesty International, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

A Platform for Change: Reforming Australian Refugee Policy (Refugee Council of Australia, May 2018) [text]

Statistics on People Seeking Asylum in the Community (Refugee Council of Australia, May 2018) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (24 April 2018)

Tagged Publications.

Regional Focus: Europe

News & blog posts:

"Greece Passes Asylum Bill to Ease Overcrowding in Island Camps," Reuters, 15 May 2018 [text]

"Greece Takes Another Legal Step to Lower Asylum Seeker Guarantees to Implement the EU-Turkey Deal," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 25 May 2018 [text]
- See also related UNHCR comments on the draft law here and here.

Number of Migrants Removed from UK Continues to Decline (Free Movement Blog, May 2018) [text]

What Turkey’s Local Leaders Have to Say about the Syrian Refugee Crisis (Order from Chaos Blog, May 2018) [text]

Journal articles:

"Accountability, Dependency, and EU Agencies: The Hotspot Approach in the Refugee Crisis," Refugee Survey Quarterly, Advance Articles, 2 April 2018 [abstract]
- Looks at Frontex, EASO and Europol.

"Can Music Reduce National Prejudice? A Test of a Cross-cultural Musical Education Programme,"  Psychology of Music, OnlineFirst, 19 May 2018 [abstract]
- See also related Pacific Standard article.

"EASO—Support Office or Asylum Authority? Boundary Disputes in the European Field of Asylum Administration," Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie, vol. 43, suppl. 1 (May 2018) [open access]

"Public Attitudes Towards Support for Migrants: The Importance of Perceived Voluntary and Involuntary Migration," Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 41, no. 5 (2018) [open access]

"'Refugees Not Welcome Here': State, Church and Civil Society Responses to the Refugee Crisis in Poland," International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, Latest Articles, 22 May 2018 [open access]

"Scaling Tights: The ‘Turkey Deal’ and the Divided Geographies of European Responsibility," Patterns of Prejudice, vol. 52, nos. 2-3 (2018) [open access]

Reports:

Country Report: Portugal (AIDA, March 2018) [text]
- Updated profile.

*EASO Practical Guide: Qualification for International Protection, EASO Practice Guide Series (EASO, April 2018) [text]
- See also related flowchart.

EU Funds for Migration, Asylum and Integration Policies (Bruegel, May 2018) [text]

The Price of Rights: Asylum and EU External Funding (ECRE, May 2018) [text]

The Price of Rights: Asylum and EU Internal Funding (ECRE, May 2018) [text]

Relocation of Asylum Seekers in Europe: A View from Receiving Countries (AIDA, May 2018) [text]

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (21 May 2018)

Tagged Publications.

24 May 2018

Events & Opportunities: More May & June 2018

Call for applications: PhD Scholarship for Project on "Indonesia’s Refugee Policies: Responsibility, Security and Regionalism," Melbourne Law School [info]
- Apply by 27 May 2018.

Public lecture: The Global Compact for Refugees, Geneva, 28 May 2018 [info]

Report launch: Confronting the Global Forced Migration Crisis, Washington, DC, 30 May 2018 [info]
- Will also be livestreamed.

Call for applications: International Summer School in Refugee Law and Rights, Olomouc, Czech Republic, 10-19 August 2018 [info]
- Deadline is 31 May 2018.

Conference: South-South Humanitarianism: New Aims, Old Challenges, London, 31 May 2018 [info]

Program launch: Migration, Displacement, and Humanitarian Policy, Washington, DC, 31 May 2018 [info]
- Will also be livestreamed.

CFP: 8th Annual Article 26 Conference, London, 28-30 August 2018 [info]
- Article 26 is a project to promote access to Higher Education for people who have fled persecution and sought asylum in the UK. Submit abstracts by 1 June 2018.

Funding opportunity: Collaborative Research to Improve Public Health Outcomes in Humanitarian Crises, R2HC [info]
- The call for proposals opens 5 June 2018.

Job announcement: Pedro Arrupe Research Fellowship in Forced Migration, Univ. of Oxford/JRS [info]
- Application deadline is 7 June 2018.

Symposium: Strengthening the Global Refugee Protection System: The Global Compact on Refugees, New York, 7 June 2018 [info]

Call for chapters: Handbook of Displacement (Palgrave, Forthcoming 2019) [info]
- Submit abstracts by 12 June 2018.

CFP: The Spirit of International Solidarity, the Right to Asylum, and the Response to Displacement: An Interdisciplinary Symposium, Melbourne, 14-15 February 2019 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 15 June 2018.

Job announcement: Research Assistant, MPI [info]
- Apply by 15 June 2018.

Conference: UCL Second Humanitarian Summit, London, 19 June 2018 [info]
- Register by 18 June 2018.

Research workshop: Europe's Tidal Waves: Migration and Populism, London, 19 June 2018 [info]
- Programme not yet available.

Call for applications: Scholarships for MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies [info]
- Five are available; deadline *extended* to 20 June 2018 (note: scholarship-seekers must first be accepted to the MA programme, so it is recommended they apply to that by 31 May 2018.)

Related posts:
- Opportunities: Summer Courses
- Events & Opportunities: More May 2018/New June 2018

Tagged Events & Opportunities. 

23 May 2018

CFPs/New Issues of Ethn. & Rac. Stud., GR2P, ICRC Rev., Intl. Migr., JIMI, Patt. Prej., REMI, Researcher

CFPs: 

International Journal of Refugee Law [info]
- Contributions sought for "special issue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the OAU Convention and the 10th anniversary of the Kampala Convention in 2019." The submission deadline is 30 September 2018.

*Journal of Humanitarian Affairs [info]
- Reminder note that submissions are being accepted for this new Open Access journal; check the web site to see which CFPs are currently live.

Statelessness and Citizenship Review [info]
- New Open Access journal; submission deadline for inaugural issue is 1 September 2018.

New issues:

Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 41, no. 5 (2018) [contents]
- Theme issue on "Migration and Race in Europe." Two articles are open access.

Global Responsibility to Protect, vol. 10, no. 3 (2018) [contents]
- Special issue on "Safe Areas as a Response to Humanitarian Crises?" The introduction is freely available and one article is open access.

International Migration, vol. 56, no. 3 (June 2018) [contents]
- The first section focuses on "Migration: Politics and Policy," with one article that looks at the impact of the refugee influx in Greece on Greeks' voting behaviour and another that examines the role played by bilateral agreements in dealing with migrants in the Mediterranean. A special section explores "Subjective Perceptions related to Migration."

International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 99, no. 904 (2017) [full-text]
- Theme issue on "Migration and Displacement." This blog post provides more information.

Journal of International Migration and Integration, vol. 19, no. 2 (May 2018) [contents]
- Mix of articles, including on secondary migration in the U.S., cancer incidence among Syrian refugees in Turkey, Canada's resettlement programme, and asylum-seekers in Europe.

Patterns of Prejudice, vol. 52, nos. 2-3 (2018) [contents]
- Special issue on "Refugees Then and Now: Memory, History and Politics in the Long Twentieth Century." The introduction is freely available and one article is open access.

The Researcher, vol. 13, no. 1 (April 2018) [full-text via Refworld]
- Includes articles on the International Protection Appeals Tribunal in Ireland and its case law, and on the impact of Brexit on applicants for protection in the UK.

Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, vol. 33, nos. 2-3 (2017) [contents]
- Theme issue on "Dire la violence des frontières. Mises en mots de la migration vers l'Europe."

*UPDATED

Related post:
- News: Free Content from SAGE Journals (4 May 2018)

Tagged Periodicals.

22 May 2018

Regional Focus: Asia

Afghanistan: Where Home is a Battlefield (IRIN, May 2018) [text]

APRRN Statement: Afghanistan Remains Unsuitable and Unsafe for Returning Refugees (Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Displacement Survey Shows 3.5 Million Internally Displaced, Returnees from Abroad in 15 Afghan Provinces (IOM, May 2018) [text]

The Long Haul Ahead for Myanmar’s Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Asia Report, no. 296 (International Crisis Group, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Poverty and Politics Trip up Urban Refugees in India," Reuters, 10 May 2018 [text]

"A Rapid Needs Assessment among the Rohingya and Host Communities in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: A Randomized Survey," Open Science Framework, 15 April 2018 [preprint]

"More Rohingya Refugees Arrive in Indonesia’s Aceh," VOA News, 7 May 2018 [text]

Reluctant Journeys: Why Afghans Migrate Irregularly to Europe (SEEFAR, April 2018) [text]

UNHCR Thanks Indonesia and Malaysia for Rescue and Disembarkation of Rohingya Refugees, Calls on Countries in the Region to Comply with Maritime Search and Rescue Obligations (UNHCR, May 2018) [text]

Why Does Japan Recognise So Few Refugees? (RLI Blog, May 2018) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific (26 April 2018)

Tagged Publications. 

Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria

Calls to Begin Returning Refugees to Syria Must Be Resisted (Chatham House, May 2018) [text]

The Condemned: Women and Children Isolated, Trapped and Exploited in Iraq (Amnesty International, April 2018) [text]

Fraught with Risk: Protection Concerns of People on the Move across West Africa and Libya (Mixed Migration Centre, May 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

I Teach Refugees to Map Their World (The Conversation, May 2018) [text]

Iraqi Migrants in Syria: The Crisis before the Storm, Oxford, 9 May 2018 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Israel at 70: Why Gaza's Refugees and Their Descendants Will Never Forget Their Violent Expulsion," The Independent, 13 May 2018 [text]
- See also related Mondoweiss commentary.

Lebanon Rejects the Refugee Protection Regime It Helped Create (Refugee History Blog, May 2018) [text]

Libya: Number of Detained Refugees and Migrants Soars (Amnesty International, May 2018) [text]

Libya: Trafficking, Clandestine Prisons and Intercepted Boat Journeys – the Dangers Refugees Face Fleeing (MSF, May 2018) [text]

Mixed Migration Routes and Dynamics in Libya: The Impact of EU Migration Measures on Mixed Migration in Libya (REACH & UNHCR, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

More and More Internally Displaced Syrians are Returning to Regime-held Areas (Chatham House, May 2018) [text]

Refugees Take Safety Flight out of Libya (UNHCR, May 2018) [text]

Swiss Treatment of Eritreans Sets Dangerous Precedent (Refugees Deeply, May 2018) [text]

Syria: New Property Law Punishes the Displaced and Could Obstruct Investigation of War Crimes (Amnesty International, May 2018) [text]

"A Typology of Secondary Stressors among Refugees of Conflict in the Middle East: The Case of Syrian Refugees in Jordan," PLOS Currents Disasters, Edition 1 (May 2018) [open access]

"U.N. Urges Saudi Arabia not to Deport Yemeni Migrants to War Zone," Reuters, 9 May 2018 [text]

Zuara: A Formula for Change in Libya? Libyan Perspectives on the Migrant Crisis (SEEFAR, Feb. 2018) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria (7 May 2018)

Tagged Publications. 

21 May 2018

Regional Focus: United States

Asylum: A Call for Reform, Policy Brief (Niskanen Center, May 2018) [text]

"The Case for a National Legalization Program without Legislation or Executive Action: Results from Screening for Immigration Legal Options," Journal on Migration and Human Security, OnlineFirst, 15 May 2018 [open access]

Confused about the Current Status of DACA? Here Is What You Need to Know (Immigration Impact Blog, May 2018) [text]

Fear and the Safety Net: Evidence from Secure Communities (Harvard Univ., April 2018) [access]
- Follow link for paper and appendix.

“The Greatest Moral Question: The United States & Jewish Refugees during the Holocaust,” Strategic Visions, vol. 17, no. 2 (2018) [open access]

"How to End 'Illegal Immigration'," Maryland Journal of International Law, vol. 33, no. 1 (2018) [full-text via SSRN]

Immigration and the Welfare State: Immigrant and Native Use Rates and Benefit Levels for Means-Tested Welfare and Entitlement Programs, Immigration Research and Policy Brief, no. 6 (Cato Institute, May 2018) [text]

Law Enforcement at the Border: Staffing, Corruption, and Oversight, Policy Brief (Niskanen Center, May 2018) [text]

"The Perpetual 'Invasion': Past as Prologue in Constitutional Immigration Law," Roger Williams University Law Review, vol. 23 (Forthcoming, 2018) [full-text via SSRN]

Sessions Ends Administrative Closure at the Expense of Due Process in Immigration Court (Immigration Impact Blog, May 2018) [text]
- See also related NPR story.

The State of Immigration Enforcement (Cato at Liberty Blog, May 2018) [text]

"Subfederal Immigration Regulation and the Trump Effect," New York University Law Review (Forthcoming, 2019) [full-text via SSRN]

Swept up in the Sweep: The Impact of Gang Allegations on Immigrant New Yorkers (New York Immigration Coalition, May 2018) [text]

There is No Invasion at the Southern Border: Data from the U.S. Border Patrol Show Illegal Crossings are at Historic Lows (Slate, April 2018) [text]

"This is What the ‘Zero-tolerance’ Policy on the Border Means for People Fleeing Violence," PRI, 18 May 2018 [text]

“US Refugee Policy: Latin America and Cold War Interests,” Strategic Visions, vol. 17, no. 2 (2018) [open access]

What Happens When Asylum is Granted? (The Asylumist Blog, May 2018) [text]

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1 (10 May 2018)
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 2 (10 May 2018)

Tagged Publications. 

Regional Focus: Europe

Events:

Lecture: Hospitality Denied: The European Court of Human Rights’ Take on Migrant Issues, Bern, Switzerland, 24 May 2018 [info]

Publications:

The Case of (In)Voluntary Returns? (UNU-GCM, 2018) [text]
- Includes UK case study.

The EU and Its Perilous Journey through the Migration Crisis: Informalisation of the EU Return Policy and Rule of Law Concerns (SSRN, 2018) [text]

"EU-Western Balkans Summit Concludes with a Focus on Stemming Migration," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 18 May 2018 [text]

Gradations of Externalisation: Is the EU Sailing Towards Offshoring Asylum Processing?, Forced Migration Unit Policy Brief, no. 3 (Univ. of Nottingham, May 2018) [text]

Migration & Asylum: Projects & Funding (EPRS, May 2018) [text]

The New EU Migration-Related Fund Masks Deeper Questions over Policy Aims (Migration Policy Institute, May 2018) [text]

On the Frontline: A Long and Welcoming Tradition? (Discover Society, May 2018) [text]
- Focuses on the UK.

The ‘Open Arms’ Case: Reconciling the Notion of ‘Place of Safety’ with the Human Rights of Migrants (EJIL: Talk Blog, May 2018) [text]

"An Overview of the Romanian Asylum Policies," Sustainability, 10(5) (May 2018) [open access]

Progress Report on the Implementation of the European Agenda on Migration (European Commission, May 2018) [text]
- Additional info is available here.

"Refugees in the European Union: The Harsh Reality of the Dublin Regulation," Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law, vol. 8, no. 2 (2018) [full-text]

"Review of Humanitarian Refuge in the United Kingdom: Sanctuary, Asylum, and the Refugee Crisis," Politics & Policy, Early View, 18 May 2018 [abstract]
- See also related Brunel Univ. news story, QMUL news stories and ECRE Weekly Bulletin op-ed.

Solidarity Towards Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Understanding the Impact of the Refugee Crisis on the EU and EFTA Countries (European Univ. Institute, May 2018) [text]

Waiting in the Dark: How the Asylum System Dehumanises, Disempowers and Damages (Refugee Action, May 2018) [text]
- See also related Guardian article.

Why Spain is a Window into the E.U. Migration Control Industry (Refugees Deeply, May 2018) [text]

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: Europe - Pt. 1 (14 May 2018)
- Regional Focus: Europe - Pt. 2 (14 May 2018)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

18 May 2018

Thematic Focus: Global Compacts Round-up

GCM news:

Delegates completed their fourth round of negotiations today. The programme of work for this round was laid out in the co-facilitators' letter. Also due to be discussed was a proposal for a capacity-building mechanism. A number of side events were also scheduled. For an overview, see this SDG Knowledge Hub article.

GCR news:

The fourth formal consultation was held 8-10 May 2018; participants discussed draft 2 of the global compact on refugees. Here are opening remarks made by the HC and the AHC, and NGO statements. See also this SDG Knowledge Hub article for an overview of the discussions. Visit UNHCR's web site for written comments on the second draft and contributions to the fourth round of consultations.

Events:

UN’s Intergovernmental Conference on Migration in December– What is at Stake?, Stockholm, 24 May 2018 [info]

The Global Compact for Refugees, Geneva, 28 May 2018 [info]

Strengthening the Global Refugee Protection System: The Global Compact on Refugees, New York, 7 June 2018 [info]

Commentary/publications:

A Dialogue on How City Leadership Views the Global Compact (International Peace Institute, May 2018) [text]

The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration: Will It Live Up to Its Name? (Center for Migration Studies, May 2018) [text]

The Global Compact on Migration from a Development Perspective: Views from a Meeting of Experts (People Move Blog, May 2018) [text]

The Global Compact on Refugees: Why We Need Development Partners (April 2018) [access]
- Follow link for videos.

A Global Compact to Return Migrants? (openDemocracy, May 2018) [text]

Governments Exchange Views on Refugee Compact’s Second Draft (SDG Knowledge Hub, May 2018) [text]

How to Fulfil the Promise of the Global Compact for Migration with a More Effective Roadmap in Human Rights Protection (openDemocracy, May 2018) [text]

Making Migration Great Again: Challenges and Opportunities of the UN Global Compact for Migration, Geneva, 8 May 2018 [info]
- Video of this presentation is now available.

Migration Agreement Must Close “Protection Gaps” That Affect Vulnerable People (ICMC, May 2018) [text]

Negotiations Over a New “Global Compact on Refugees” are Reaching a Critical Stage (UN Dispatch, May 2018) [text]

Responsibility-sharing for Refugees: Lessons from Policy and Practice for the Global Compact on Refugees, Webinar, 19 April 2018
- Request a copy of the recording from ICVA: Secretariat@icvanetwork.org.

Without US Leadership, What is the Future for Refugees and Migrants? (Kaldor Centre, May 2018) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Global Compacts Round-up (30 April 2018)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

Thematic Focus: Solutions

Publications:

"Are You A Terrorist? Comparing Security Screening for Iraqi Asylum Seekers in the United States and Sweden," International Migration, OnlineFirst, 11 April 2018 [full-text via Academia]

“Germany’s Family Feud: Family Reunification for Refugees is no Longer a Given. But Keeping Relatives Apart Hurts Host Countries as Well as Newcomers,” Foreign Policy, 9 April 2018 [text]
- From the article: "Family reunification increasingly appears critical to ensuring those refugees integrate into their new homelands and begin contributing more than they take."
- Research on this issue is referenced but not linked to, so here are a few related studies: 1) Safe but not Settled: The Impact of Family Separation on Refugees in the UK (Refugee Council & Oxfam, 2018); 2) Realising the Right to Family Reunification of Refugees in Europe (Council of Europe, 2017); 3) "We started life again": Integration Experiences of Refugee Families Reuniting in Glasgow (British Red Cross, 2015); 4) "Separation from Family and its Impact on the Mental Health of Sudanese Refugees in Australia: A Qualitative Study," Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 37, no. 4 (2013).

The Government's Hostile Environment and Its Consequences on Integration (Discover Society, May 2018) [text]

An Inspection of the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (UK Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, May 2018) [text]
- See also related Guardian article and Free Movement blog post.

Over 10,000 Migrants in Greece Voluntarily Returned Home in Last 20 Months (IOM, April 2018) [text]

"Refugee Integration in Europe: Good Practices and Challenges," The Parliament Magazine, 16 May 2018 [text]

Refugees are Asked to “Integrate”—But Do Those Asking Know What That Means? (How to Get to Next, March 2018) [text]

Refugees in Sudan Allege Chronic Corruption in UN Resettlement Process (IRIN, May 2018) [text]
- Note: UNHCR has since issued a press release announcing the suspension of the resettlement programme from Sudan pending a probe by the Inspector General's Office.

Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion Conference Report: Maintaining Momentum and Creating Lasting Change (Migration Policy Institute, May 2018) [text]

Resettlement to the U.S.:

"Apartments Are Stocked, Toys Donated. Only the Refugees Are Missing," New York Times, 16 May 2018 [text]
- See also related Twitter thread.

National Security Experts Outline the Strategic Case for Refugee Resettlement (Niskanen Center Blog, May 2018) [text]

The Number of Refugees Admitted to the U.S. Has Fallen, Especially among Muslims (Pew Research, May 2018) [text]
- See also related Quartz article.

Religious Persecution and the US Refugee Program under the Trump Administration (Center for Migration Studies, May 2018) [text]

“White House Weighs Taking Refugee Programs Away from State Department,” Foreign Policy, 2 May 2018 [text]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Solutions - Pt. 1 (30 April 2018)
- Thematic Focus: Solutions - Pt. 2 (Syrians) (30 April 2018)

Tagged Publications.