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August 15, 2018

Religion
U.S. Immigration Policy

Michelle Mendez, senior attorney and manager of the Defending Vulnerable Populations Project at Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., discusses legal responses to U.S. immigration policy, as part of CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

November 6, 2015

Iraq
This Week in Markets and Democracy: The Americas’ Refugee Crisis, Impunity in Journalist Attacks, and More

CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy (CSMD) Program highlights noteworthy events and articles each Friday in “This Week in Markets and Democracy.”  The Americas’ Refugee Crisis  As Eur…

A Salvadoran immigrant carries her son while standing in vegetation to hide from organized crime bands in Huehuetoca, near Mexico City, June 1, 2015. An increasing number of Central Americans are sneaking across Mexico's border en route to the United States (Reuters/Edgard Garrido).

May 29, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Calculating the “Place Premium”

New research indicates that the bulk of the pay premium enjoyed by workers in developed nations is from a difference in location, not skills (BusinessWeek). Workers in the United States enjoy a “plac…

Employees at a McDonald's Restaurant in Beijing serve food to customers in October 2011 (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters).

January 5, 2017

United States
Reforming the National Security Council: What's Necessary?

Experts discuss potential reforms to the National Security Council.

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May 18, 2016

Human Rights
UN Special Rapporteur Breaks New Ground with Report on Gendered Aspects of Torture

Last week I hosted a CFR roundtable with Juan E. Mendez, the United Nations special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment, to discuss his new report on…

Juan E. Mendez, U.N. special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, attends a news conference in Colombo

June 14, 2016

Global
The Global Migration and Refugee Crisis

Anne C. Richard discusses the scope of the global migration and refugee crisis.

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May 25, 2016

Global
'War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft'

Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris discuss War by Other Means.

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November 23, 2015

Global
Climate Change Mitigation Beyond Paris

Experts discuss global efforts to mitigate climate change.

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March 20, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Financing a New Ukraine

Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko discusses her country’s economy, including its ambitious reform agenda and recent International Monetary Fund package.

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