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June 29, 2022

Immigration and Migration
Uproar Over Britain’s Rwanda Asylum Plan Overlooks Nagging Issues in Illegal Migration

Support for immigration in the West must be balanced with concern about governance in African countries. 

Britain's Home Secretary, Priti Patel, gestures with a confused look to government officials.

May 20, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: UN Says Ukrainian Refugees in Poland Need Abortion Access

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers May 14 to May 20.

Ukrainian refugees disembark a train from Ukraine at Przemysl Glowny train station, after fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Przemysl, Poland on April 3, 2022.

August 1, 2022

Global
The President's Inbox Episodes by Topic

A comprehensive list of each episode of The President's Inbox organized by topic. 

Resolute desk

December 31, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Fleeing Home: Refugees and Human Trafficking

Global refugee flows are currently at the highest levels in history. Many refugees are at risk of a human rights violation too often insufficiently addressed in security and conflict prevention effor…

Rohingya refugee at Bangladesh-Myanmar border.

March 18, 2021

Southeast Asia
As Myanmar’s Turmoil Gets Worse, External Actors Should Prepare for Refugee Flows

The situation on the ground in Myanmar continues to deteriorate. In the initial days after the February 1 military coup, the junta seemed somewhat reluctant to use brutal force to disperse demonstrat…

Anti-coup protesters stand at a barricade as they clash with security forces on Bayint Naung Bridge in Mayangone, Yangon, Myanmar, on March 16, 2021.

July 23, 2020

Americas
Mexican Migration Could Be the First Crisis of 2021

The pandemic has worsened all the factors driving migrants north, not least from Mexico.

Mexican migrants deported from the U.S. are pictured at Paso del Norte International Border bridge after the U.S. and Mexico have agreed to restrict non-essential travel over their shared border to limit the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico March 21, 2020.

August 10, 2022

Technology and Innovation
The Importance of International Norms in Artificial Intelligence Ethics

Artificial intelligence has arrived as a multi-purpose tool. The United States and its allies need to do more to establish norms and ensure AI is used in a way that does not harm human rights.

The leaders of the Group of Seven members stand against a forested and mountainous backdrop.

September 25, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
New Refugee Ceiling Disproportionately Hurts Female Refugees

The Trump administration announced intentions to lower the refugee ceiling in fiscal year 2019, a change that would disproportionately affect women and children, who represented 72 percent of refugee…

Central American asylum seekers, including a Honduran girl, 2, and her mother, are taken into custody near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas.

January 23, 2019

Niger
African Migration Across the Sahara Is Down

The BBC cites data from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which are probably the best available. According to IOM, in 2015 there were 6,000 traffickers in the Agadez region of Niger who transported some 340,000 migrants across the Sahara to Libya. The migrants were eventually bound for Europe. They came from all over West Africa to Agadez, long a center of the cross Sahara trade.

Niger-Agadez-Migrant-Trafficking-Sahara

April 2, 2018

Venezuela
Venezuela’s Migration Crisis

Yesterday I joined Dany Bahar, David M. Rubenstein Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Francisca Vigaud-Walsh, Senior Advocate for Women and Girls at Refugees International, at the Inter-America…

O'Neil speaks at the Inter-American Dialogue