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March 26, 2024

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

The United States has long been a safe haven for refugees from around the world. President Biden is working to expand the country’s resettlement program after the Trump administration made sharp cuts…

Afghan refugees walk through Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia, on September 2, 2021.

March 28, 2024

United States
Summer Migration Uptick Likely to Inflame U.S. Politics, Plus Brazil’s Risky Bet on Soy

Migration will rise this summer, inflaming U.S. politics; Brazil’s risky bet on soy.

Migrants line up against the border wall in El Paso to surrender to immigration officials on March 25, 2024.

March 11, 2024

Climate Change
A Conversation With Amy Pope

Amy Pope discusses her work as director general of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the UN role in addressing climate mobility, legal frameworks for migration, and the present …

Play Amy Pope, the new Director General of the International Organization of Migration sitting against the backdrop of United Nations logo.

March 28, 2024

Canada
What Is Canada’s Immigration Policy?

With its comparatively open and well-regulated immigration system, Canada remains a top destination for immigrants and refugees.

New Canadians wave the national flag during a citizenship ceremony in Toronto.

March 27, 2024

Palestinian Territories
The UN’s Palestinian Aid Controversy: What’s at Stake

The leading UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees is engulfed in allegations that twelve of its employees were involved in the Hamas attacks on southern Israel. The agency faces severe funding cutba…

April 11, 2024

Middle East and North Africa
Virtual Media Briefing: Addressing the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

CFR experts Steven A. Cook and David J. Scheffer join Amnesty International’s Agnes Callamard and Refugee International’s Jeremy Konyndyk to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Play Children walk as Palestinians visit the graves of people who were killed in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.

June 26, 2023

Latin America
Addressing the Root Causes of Migration in the Western Hemisphere

Panelists discuss the social, economic, and political factors that contribute to the mass migration of people from Central and South America toward the United States and Mexico and potential U.S. pol…

Play Asylum seeker at U.S. southern border carries young girl on his shoulders

November 2, 2022

Middle East and North Africa
Higher Education Webinar: Migration, Refugees, and Education

Rebecca Granato, associate vice president for global initiatives at Bard College and program director of the Open Society University Network’s Hubs for Connected Learning Initiatives in Eastern Afric…

Play Syrian refugee girls sit inside a classroom at a school for Syrian refugee girls, built by the Lebanese non-profit Kayany Foundation in Bar Elias town, in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon.