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NEWSLETTER: JULY 2018

NEWSLETTER: JULY 2018

CALL FOR CRN 11 VOLUNTEERS

CRN 11is recruiting volunteers for the following position:

For more information, email: veronica.fynnbruey@tuki-tumarankeh.org.

JOIN CRN 11 RESEARCH COLLABORATORS

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NEWSLETTER: JUNE 2018

NEWSLETTER: JUNE 2018

LSA 2018 (TORONTO): CRN 11 PRESENTATIONS AND BUSINESS MEETING

Massive thank you to all who presented and attended CRN11 Sessions and the Business Meeting. We received glowing reviews especially regarding Saša Rajšić’s ground-breaking visual art –To Un-Become– displaying his journey from his family’s first refugee house in Serbia to their former home in Croatia.

CALL FOR CRN 11 VOLUNTEERS

CRN 11 is recruiting volunteers for the following position:

For more information, email: veronica.fynnbruey@tuki-tumarankeh.org.

JOIN CRN 11 RESEARCH COLLABORATORS

Interested in being a bona fide research collaborator with CRN 11? Send an expression of interest to fynnbruv@seattleu.edu including the following:

  • biographical sketch (250 words maximum)
  • affiliation
  • research interests
  • list of recent publications
  • a headshot (optional), and
  • a link to your website

As a CRN 11 Research Collaborator, you will have the opportunity to share your draft research papers, chapters or manuscripts with colleagues in order to receive constructive feedback and collaborate on research and publication projects.

BOOKS, REPORTS AND ARTICLES

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

NEWS

City Council repeals head tax: The Seattle City Council voted 7 to 2 Tuesday to repeal a tax to fund homelessness services and affordable housing that council members passed unanimously less than a month before. Councilmembers Lorena Gonzalez, Lisa Herbold and Mike O’Brien expressed regret over the vote, but said that the opposition, funded by the very businesses that they intended to tax, had waged a campaign against the measure so effective that is could not be overcome by the public vote in November.

Indigenous resistance, title make Trans Mountain pipeline extension ‘untenable,’ says economist: The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is a high-risk investment for Canada and any future financial backers because it runs through unceded Indigenous lands, says one economist. D.T. Cochrane, an economic researcher with the Indigenous Network on Economies and Trade. He says the Texas oil giant Kinder Morgan’s April decision to suspend non-essential spending and the federal government’s subsequent nationalization of the controversial project are either ignorant to, or minimize, legal and financial risks that make the project “completely untenable.”

Without US leadership, what is the future for refugees and migrants?: The U.S. is slated to admit the lowest number of refugees in the upcoming year since the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980. Talks are ongoing for two proposed international agreements: “Global Compact on Refugees” and “Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.”

AG Provides Guidance for Crime-Based Asylum Claims: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a decision in Matter of A-B-which provides restrictive bright-line rules for immigration judges, asylum officers, and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) to follow in adjudicating asylum claims based upon criminal harm (in this case, domestic violence) inflicted or threatened by non-government actors such as a domestic partner. For an in-depth analysis on footnote 12 see The Safe Third-Country Sleeper.

The Sessions Asylum Decision: What Are Its Implications?: Interview with Dree Collopy, a partner at Benach Collopy LLP. Dree serves as chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) National Asylum and Refugee Liaison Committee and is the author of Asylum Primer.

Brazil Public Defender’s Office Train Attorneys on Migration Law: IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and Brazil’s Federal Public Defender’s Office (DPU, in Portuguese) held a training on migration law for 31 DPU attorneys from ten Brazilian states.

German Migration Policy Feuding: Horst Seehofer has threatened to go it alone if a compromise with Merkel’s CDU cannot be achieved soon. Seehofer insists on stricter border checks, while Merkel is focused on a long-term EU-wide strategy.

Pope Francis Calls for Protection: Pope Francis said migrants are not numbers, but persons with feelings who need ongoing protection, adding that “particular concern must be shown for migrant children and their families.”

Hungary: Bill Makes Aiding Migrants a Crime: A revised draft bill published by the Hungarian government on May 29, 2018, would criminalize efforts to help migrants and asylum seekers and curb their access to protection.

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP and Deloitte UK to Form Alliance to Deliver World’s First Global Immigration Service: Berry Appleman & Leiden (BAL) LLP, one of the world’s largest immigration law firms, today announced a strategic alliance with Deloitte UK. The alliance represents an industry-first, combining Deloitte’s scale, expertise and breadth outside of the U.S. with BAL’s legal expertise and immigration services in the U.S.

Are you interested in volunteering for CRN-11? Visit Displaced Peoplesfor more information. To subscribe, unsubscribe or submit newsworthy information, send an email to veronica.fynnbruey@tuki-tumarankeh.org.

NEWSLETTER: MAY 2018

NEWSLETTER: MAY 2018

LSA 2018 (TORONTO): CRN 11 PRESENTATIONS AND BUSINESS MEETING

PRESENTATIONS

  • Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Service Delivery to Refugees and Migrant Populations (Paper Session)
    • Room: Huron
  • Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Trafficking in Persons (Salon Session)
    • Table: 4
  • Thu, 6/7, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Assigned and Asserted: Refugee and Migrant Identities (Paper Session)
    • Room: Dufferin
  • Thu, 6/7, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Deadly Voyage (Paper Session)
    • Room: Liden
  • Thu, 6/7, 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM
    • State and Regional Approaches to Immigration Law and Policy (Paper Session)
    • Room: Simcoe

BUSINESS MEETING (all are welcome)

  • Thu, 6/7, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Room: Carleton

EXHIBITION

  • Thu, 6/7 – 6/10, 2018
    • To Un-Become by Saša Rajšić
    • Location: Foyer, Near Registration Desk

For more information: Visit the Law and Society Website

CALL FOR CRN 11 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

CRN 11 is recruiting participants for its Research and Development Committee. All those with expertise and interest in the following are invited to join:

  • Writing grants and research applications
  • Reviewing members’ draft papers and providing constructive feedback
  • Identifying research collaborators, sponsors and placements for members
  • Implementing and executing research projects and programs
  • Promoting and advertising programs and projects

Note: The Journal of Internal Displacement is home to CRN 11research scholarship.

BECOME A CRN 11 RESEARCH COLLABORATOR

Interested in being a bona fide research collaborator with CRN 11? Send an expression of interest to fynnbruv@seattleu.edu including the following:

  • biographical sketch (250 words maximum)
  • affiliation
  • research interests
  • list of recent publications
  • a headshot (optional), and
  • a link to your website

As a CRN 11 Research Collaborator, you will have the opportunity to share your draft research papers, chapters or manuscripts with colleagues in order to receive constructive feedback and collaborate on research and publication projects.

BOOKS, REPORTS AND ARTICLES

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

NEWS

Borno targets 1 million internally displaced persons with house-to-house lifesaving messages: “Why didn’t you educate us before cholera hit us last year?” asked Hauwa Bulama, an internally displaced person (IDP) at Muna garage of Maiduguri, Borno state where an outbreak of cholera affected thousands of people in 2017.

Darfur lawyers call for international pressures to protect displaced persons: The Darfur Bar Association (DBA) Thursday called on the international community to press Sudanese government to abide by its commitments and to cease attacks on displaced persons in Darfur.

Rohingya refugee held on Manus Island dies in motor vehicle incident: Asylum Seeker Resource Centre says man suffered head injuries after being seen ‘coming out of a moving vehicle.’ A Rohingya refugee has died in a violent motor vehicle incident on Manus Island. The man was witnessed “coming out of a moving vehicle”, according to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, and suffered “very serious head injuries”.

Punishing Syrian refugees and displaced persons: The Syrian regime has added yet another draconian weapon to its already long list of arsenals against the opposition by recently issuing a decree aiming to confiscate movable and immovable properties belonging to people regarded as members of the opposition.

De Lima pleads for Marawi internally displaced persons: As the nation marks the first anniversary of the Marawi siege, Senator Leila de Lima called on the Duterte administration to expedite humanitarian assistance to home-based and evacuation center-based internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Marawi City and nearby municipalities.

Hirakud displacement: NHRC Special Rapporteur to Probe: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has deputized its special rapporteur to investigate the issue of large-scale displacement and subsequent failure of the State Government in rehabilitation and resettlement of more than 26,000 families due to the construction of the Hirakud Dam in Sambalpur.

UNMISS acknowledges return of over 10,000 Wau displaced persons to their homes: UNMISS in Wau State says it has witnessed the return of Displaced Persons sheltering near its base and all the collective sites to their homes.

Are you interested in volunteering for CRN-11? Visit Displaced Peoples for more information. To subscribe, unsubscribe or submit newsworthy information, send an email to veronica.fynnbruey@tuki-tumarankeh.org.

NEWSLETTER: APRIL 2018

NEWSLETTER: APRIL 2018

LSA 2018 (TORONTO): CRN 11 PRESENTATIONS, BUSINESS MEETING AND EXHIBITION

PRESENTATIONS

  • Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Service Delivery to Refugees and Migrant Populations (Paper Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Trafficking in Persons (Salon Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Assigned and Asserted: Refugee and Migrant Identities (Paper Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Deadly Voyage (Paper Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM
    • State and Regional Approaches to Immigration Law and Policy (Paper Session)

BUSINESS MEETING

  • Thu, 6/7, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • All are welcome

EXHIBITION

CALL FOR CRN 11 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

CRN 11 is recruiting participants for its Research and Development Committee. All those with expertise and interest in the following are invited to join:

  • Writing grants and research applications
  • Reviewing members’ draft papers and providing constructive feedback
  • Identifying research collaborators, sponsors and placements for members
  • Implementing and executing research projects and programs
  • Promoting and advertising programs and projects

Note: The Journal of Internal Displacement is home to CRN 11 research scholarship.

BECOME A CRN 11 RESEARCH COLLABORATOR

Interested in being a bona fide research collaborator with CRN 11? Send an expression of interest to fynnbruv@seattleu.edu including the following:

  • biographical sketch (250 words maximum)
  • affiliation
  • research interests
  • list of recent publications
  • a headshot (optional), and
  • a link to your website

As a CRN 11Research Collaborator, you will have the opportunity to share your draft research papers, chapters or manuscripts with colleagues in order to receive constructive feedback and collaborate on research and publication projects.

BOOKS, REPORTS AND ARTICLES

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

NEWS

Internal Displacement – 20 years of Action: In 2016 more than 31 million people were displaced in 125 countries by conflict, violence and disasters. Internal displacement uproots people from their homes, depriving them of their jobs, basic health and security services, and separates them from their families and friends.

UN launches global plan to strengthen protection of internally displaced persons: With multiple crises forcing millions of people away from their homes, United Nations agencies, Governments and partners have launched a set of measures to strengthen protection of internally displaced persons as well as find solutions to address their problems.

IDMC Internal Displacement Update Issue 32 (8 March – 4 April 2018: As many as 40,000 people were displaced internally between 10 and 15 March in Moyale area in Oromia when the Ethiopian army overran the area in a retaliation attack. The aim of the military operation was to find those responsible for attacking a military truck that had passed through the region.

Myanmar state counselor reiterates readiness to receive displaced people fleeing Rakhine conflict: Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has reiterated the government’s readiness to receive back displaced persons fleeing Rakhine conflict to Bangladesh after verification, calling for cooperation with the Bangladesh side to expedite the repatriation process, according to the foreign ministry Tuesday.

Iraq after the Americans: Following the US troop withdrawal, Fault Lines went to assess the state of Iraq after nine years of occupation.

WELCOME TO CRN11: DR. KINNARI BHATT

Please join me in welcoming our newest research collaborator, Dr. Kinnari Bhatt. For more information about Dr. Bhatt, click here.

Are you interested in volunteering for CRN-11? Visit Displaced Peoplesfor more information.

To subscribe, unsubscribe or submit newsworthy information, send an email to veronica.fynnbruey@tuki-tumarankeh.org.

NEWSLETTER: MARCH 2018

NEWSLETTER: MARCH 2018

LSA 2018 (TORONTO): CRN 11 PRESENTATIONS AND BUSINESS MEETINGS

  • Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Service Delivery to Refugees and Migrant Populations (Paper Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    • Trafficking in Persons (Salon Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 2:45 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Assigned and Asserted: Refugee and Migrant Identities (Paper Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 4:45 PM – 6:30 PM
    • State and Regional Approaches to Immigration Law and Policy (Paper Session)
  • Thu, 6/7, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Business Meeting (all are welcome)
  • To Un-Become Exhibition by Sasa Rajsic

CALL FOR CRN 11 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

CRN 11 is recruiting participants for its Research and Development Committee. All those with expertise and interest in the following are invited to join:

  • Writing grants and research applications
  • Reviewing members’ draft papers and providing constructive feedback
  • Identifying research collaborators, sponsors and placements for members
  • Implementing and executing research projects and programs
  • Promoting and advertising programs and projects

Note: The Journal of Internal Displacement is home to CRN 11 research scholarship.

BECOME A CRN 11 RESEARCH COLLABORATOR

Interested in being a bona fide research collaborator with CRN 11? Send an expression of interest to fynnbruv@seattleu.edu including the following:

  • biographical sketch (250 words maximum)
  • affiliation
  • research interests
  • list of recent publications
  • a headshot (optional), and
  • a link to your website

As a CRN 11 Research Collaborator, you will have the opportunity to share your draft research papers, chapters or manuscripts with colleagues in order to receive constructive feedback and collaborate on research and publication projects.

PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS AND NEWSPRINTS

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

NEWS

Yemen: Al Hudaydah / Taizz Displacemen: More than 10,000 people have died in the Yemen war which has now entered into its fourth year. The campaign by the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi rebels has seen more than 16,633 air raids launched across the country since March 26, 2015.

Migrants, refugees, displaced people chosen for ‘Washing of the Feet’ rites: Migrants, refugees, and displaced people whose feet will be washed by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle during Holy Thursday’s “Washing of the Feet” ceremony, will symbolize the endeavor for peace and the challenging conditions that keep peace from many people living in very difficult situations.

Displaced Kurds from Afrin Need Help, Activist says: Kurds often say they have “no friends but the mountains.” However, after the Turkish and Syrian rebel offensive took over most of the Kurdish area of Afrin in northern Syria in the last two months, they’ve been saying even the mountains cannot protect them against Turkish warplanes.

Colombia: Increased internal displacement in Colombia: In Caceres, Colombia, 1,484 people have been displaced as a result of violence between armed groups. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) urgently calls for the protection of the indigenous and rural populations who have been seriously affected by the recent violence.

World Migration Report: 2018: This World Migration Report 2018 is the ninth in the series. Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world. This new edition presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues.

Are you interested in volunteering for CRN-11? Visit Displaced Peoples for more information.

To subscribe, unsubscribe or submit newsworthy information, send an email to veronica.fynnbruey@tuki-tumarankeh.org.