Imagine that you are a female judge in Afghanistan at this very moment: having gone from being in the epicenter of justice just a few months ago to a basement hideaway trying not to breathe too loudly. You are now hunted by the Taliban, by the murderers you convicted (and whom the Taliban released) as […]
WRMC Research Paper Claire Higgins & Molly Fee Faced with an increased number of asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border, the Biden administration has reopened an Obama-era complementary pathway for Central American minors. To obtain entry into the United States on humanitarian grounds, applicants are required to remain inside their home countries while their claims […]
This report from the North and Central American Task Force on Migration highlights the urgency for comprehensive and coordinated regional responses to address the humanitarian protection needs in Central America and Mexico. It outlines recommendations for concrete actions that can be taken immediately, even as efforts continue in the region to address the deeper and systemic causes of migration.
Join us for a panel discussion Thursday, July 15 from 12:00–13:15 EDT (09:00–10:15 PDT) to present the latest North and Central American Task Force on Migration report and recommendations, Humanitarian Protection in the Region: A State of Emergency. The urgency of protection needs for migrants and asylum-seekers in Central America and Mexico, exacerbated by the […]
The World Refugee & Migration Council signed onto this joint statement organized by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles. As negotiations continue among European Union member states, the European Commission has also prepared a Questions and Answers document about the proposed pact. The commitment to a more human approach to protection and the emphasis […]