17 April 2019

Regional Focus: Americas

Are the Canadian and U.S. Refugee/Asylum Processes Really “Similar Enough”? How the New Refugee Bar in Bill C-97 is Based on a Misunderstanding of U.S. Asylum Law (Insightful Immigration Blog, April 2019) [text]
- See also related BBC News article.

A Case Study in the Outsourcing of U.S. Border Control (Lawfare Blog, April 2019) [text]
- Focuses on Panama.

Hidden and Afraid: Venezuelans without Status or Protection on the Dutch Caribbean Island of Curaçao (Refugees International, April 2019) [text]

How Many Central Americans are Traveling North? (Lawfare Blog, March 2019) [text]

*IACHR and the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Welcome Decision for the Protection of Internally Displaced Persons in Mexico (IACHR, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

Ontario’s Cuts to Legal Aid for Refugees: Racist, Xenophobic and Possibly Unconstitutional (The Conversation, April 2019) [text]

Quito III: What Regional Governments Must Do to Help Displaced Venezuelans (Refugees International, April 2019) [text]

What Will the White House’s Halt to Aid Mean for the Northern Triangle? Here’s What We Know (Center for Global Development Blog, April 2019) [text]

"Why Families by the Thousands are Fleeing Honduras for the U.S.," PBS NewsHour, 29 March 2019 [access]
- First in a four-part series on why Hondurans are leaving their country. Part 2 examines what is being done for those left behind, part 3 investigates what happens to Hondurans deported from the U.S., and part 4 looks at climate change's impact on Honduras.

A Year into Sociopolitical Crisis, Thousands of Nicaraguans Continue to Flee (UNHCR, April 2019) [text]
- See also related news briefing.


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (27 March 2019)

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