November 1, 2016Refugees and Displaced Persons
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…
February 15, 2018Venezuela
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.
July 2, 2015Sub-Saharan Africa
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 …
September 20, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
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…
June 18, 2018Global Governance
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.