14 June 2020

Regional Focus: Americas - Pt. 1


Online discussion: Migration in the Shadow of a Pandemic, 18 June 2020 [info]
- Focuses on people on the move in the Americas.

Blog posts & press:

One Year after U.S.-Mexico Migration Deal, a Widespread Humanitarian Disaster (WOLA Commentary, June 2020) [text]

"Ottawa Looks to Give Permanent Residency to Asylum Seekers Who Work in Health Care," CBC News, 10 June 2020 [text]

"There’s nothing to do but wait until all of this is over": Coronavirus and Central American Refugees in Mexico (FluchtforschungsBlog, June 2020) [text]
- Blog post also available in German and Spanish.

Venezuelan Migrants Face Crime, Conflict and Coronavirus at Colombia’s Closed Border (The Conversation, June 2020) [text]

Articles & eprints:

"Assessing Excellence in Community-based Research: Lessons from Research with Syrian Refugee Newcomers," Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, vol. 13, no. 1 (2020) [open access]
- Focuses on Canada.

"Asylum and Mass Detention at the U.S.- Mexico Border during COVID-19," Journal of Latin American Geography, Ahead of Print, 27 May 2020 [Academia]

Migrants in Transit and Asylum Seekers in Mexico: An Epidemiological Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic (medRxiv, May 2020) [text]

"Reassessing Canada's Refugee Policy in the COVID-19 Era," Policy Options, 3 June 2020 [full-text]

Syrian Refugees in Rio de Janeiro: Does the Brazilian Immigration Law Lead to Invisibilization? (SocArxiv, Nov. 2019; posted May 2020) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (2 June 2020)

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