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October 17, 2018

Immigration and Migration
Global Cooperation on Migration

Council on Foreign Relations 10/17 Academic Conference Call on global cooperation on migration, including implementation of the recent UN agreement, the Global Compact for Migration.

November 1, 2016

Refugees and Displaced Persons
The Hidden Refugee Crisis in the Western Hemisphere

While much attention is rightly focused on Syria and the Middle East, there are a growing number of refugees in the Western Hemisphere. The largest group comes from Central America’s Northern Tria…

Haitians migrants wait to make their way to the U.S. and seek asylum at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in Tijuana, Mexico

February 15, 2018

Venezuela
A Venezuelan Refugee Crisis

In addition to a sharp economic downturn, Venezuela faces a humanitarian crisis. The United States can do little to prevent a downward spiral, but it should take measures to mitigate the political, economic, and humanitarian consequences of a potential mass emigration.

Colombian police officers stand in front of people lining up to try to cross into Colombia from Venezuela through   Simon Bolivar International Bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, on January 24, 2018.

May 5, 2016

Human Rights
A Story of Migration and Child Marriage

The first time Senait went to school was when she was fifteen years old and it was entirely by accident. Last year, she left her small town in southern Ethiopia when her parents announced one day th…

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July 2, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Eritrea’s Humanitarian Crisis and Mediterranean Migration

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program. She is a recent graduate from the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, where …

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October 10, 2018

Refugees and Displaced Persons
How Does the U.S. Refugee System Work?

The United States has long accepted refugees from around the world, but President Trump’s sharp cuts to refugee resettlement have sparked debate over the program’s national security implications.

Syrian refugees who crossed the Evros River wait to be transferred by police to a first reception center in Greece.

August 1, 2017

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Empowering Refugees in Times of Crisis

To address a migration emergency that shows no signs of abating, states should look beyond building refugee camps and offer economic opportunities to those displaced, says expert Alexander Betts.

An Afghan refugee is pictured working at a workshop with tools in Wuppertal, western Germany

September 20, 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa
Trump Administration Cuts Refugee Admissions Further

The Trump administration has announced that it plans to reduce refugee admissions to the United States next year from 45,000 to 30,000. This would be the lowest ceiling for refugee admissions since 1…

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June 18, 2018

Global Governance
Domesticating the Giant: The Global Governance of Migration

No state can successfully manage migration alone. The adoption of a global compact and the consolidation of relevant institutional architecture would help states facilitate regular migration, cope with illegal crossings, and humanely respond to forced migration.

A Central American migrant, moving in a caravan through Mexico, holds a bag as she and fellow migrants cross a railway line to stop a freight train and get on it, in Irapuato of Guanajuato State, on April 17, 2018. (Edgard Garrido/Reuters)

September 15, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Media Call: Europe's Migration Crisis

Council on Foreign Relations experts Sebastian Mallaby and Stewart M. Patrick discuss the political, economic, humanitarian, and legal ramifications of Europe's migration crisis, as well as its impac…