Michael A. Clemens, May 2022
"International migrants who seek protection also participate in the economy. Thus the policy of the United States to drastically reduce refugee and asylum-seeker arrivals from 2017 to 2020 might have substantial and...
IRAP, Aug. 2022
"Through the Freedom of Information Act, IRAP has obtained an extensive collection of documents related to the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program . Together, these documents shine a light on the generally opaque U.S. refugee processing...
Laura E. Alexander, Jane Hong, Karen Hooge Michalka and Luis A. Romero, Apr. 28, 2022
"The different treatment of Ukrainian versus Central American, African, Haitian and other asylum seekers has prompted criticism that the administration is enforcing...
DHS, Apr. 21, 2022
"Today, the President will announce Uniting for Ukraine , a new streamlined process to provide Ukrainian citizens who have fled Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression opportunities to come to the United States, fulfilling...
Jackie Swift, Cornell Chronicle, Mar. 29, 2022
"A Cornell collaboration crossing medicine, law, technology and communication is aiming to encourage the use of health care benefits by refugees in the United States – who often suffer poor health...
Abigail Hauslohner, Washington Post, Mar. 29, 2022
"Most Afghan evacuees fled with few, if any, belongings. Some were separated from immediate family members in the chaos. Many remain deeply traumatized. Then there is the larger, looming crisis...
Ali Noorani, Mar. 11, 2022
"... The United States can and must do more—for Ukrainians, yes, but also for refugees fleeing conflict around the world, regardless of their nationality. ..."
James Dean, Cornell Chronicle, Mar. 5, 2022
" Stephen Yale-Loehr , professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School and faculty fellow in the university’s Migrations initiative, discussed the extraordinary humanitarian crisis just...
Elizabeth Neumann, NFAP, Jan. 25, 2022
"Over the last two decades, security and law enforcement professionals at all levels have worked to establish, improve and utilize robust security and vetting procedures for individuals admitted as refugees...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Nov. 22, 2021 - White House Issues Report on Climate Change and Migration
"On October 21, the White House issued a Report on the Impact of Climate Change on Migration which contains a few noteworthy passages relating to the law...
Julie Watson, Associated Press, Oct. 5, 2021
"Refugee admissions to the United States fell to a record low during the 2021 budget year, despite President Joe Biden’s pledge to reverse the sharp cuts made by the Trump administration, according...
State Department, Sept. 20, 2021
"Today, the State Department is reaffirming our commitment to refugee resettlement in line with our long tradition of providing a safe haven and opportunity to individuals fleeing persecution. With the world facing...
Cornell Law, Sept. 13, 2021
"A first-of-its-kind Global Strategic Litigation Council for Refugee Rights comprised of more than two dozen refugee rights groups was launched today with leadership and support from Cornell Law School’s Migration...
LexisNexis State Net Capitol Journal, Sept. 10, 2021
"Thirty-five state governors from both parties say they will welcome Afghan refugees forced to flee their country because of the Taliban takeover.
“We’re a state of refuge,”...
Aline Barros, VOA, Sept. 6, 2021
"The tens of thousands of Afghan refugees who made it to the United States as part of a historic humanitarian evacuation are entering an extraordinary system with very different benefits.
Some with Special Immigrant...