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Venezuela: Migrant crisis, integration, and opportunities; by Iván Duque Márquez


This article will appear in the forthcoming Spring 2020 edition of the Latin America Policy Journal to be released in April 2020. The original version of the article can be seen here. Latin America has faced significant challenges and has always found ways to get ahead. The potential of Latin American countries is great and […]

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Empowerment and compassion in refugee crisis response: A conversation with UNHCR MENA Director Amin Awad


“Having worked all over the world on a range of emergencies over the last 30 years, community resilience is something that I have witnessed in every situation, without fail. The strength of the human spirit to triumph over adversity never ceases to amaze me.”

Challenges of the Venezuelan Exodus, by Jose Luis Bacigalupo & Patricio Goldstein


Venezuela is facing one of the biggest social collapses in modern history. The combination of economic and political unrest has mobilized millions of Venezuelans to leave their home and families behind to seek a better future, mostly to Latin American countries. With conservative estimates from around 2.6 to 3.4 million, though some reach as far […]

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Podcast: Rebel Aleppo’s final hours, Morocco migration, and bombings in Istanbul


Middle East Weekly discusses rebel Aleppo’s final hours, a migration route through Morocco to Europe, and last week’s deadly bombing in Istanbul.

The Migration Crisis Facing the Arab World: Q&A with Dr. Noora Lori


Dr. Noora Lori is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at Boston University. Her research broadly focuses on the political economy of migration, the development of security institutions and international migration control, and the establishment and growth of national identity systems. She is particularly interested in the study of temporary worker programs and racial hierarchies […]

The Real Problem with Germany’s New Policy on Migrant Family Reunification


BY KATIE PARRY Over the last month Germany has quietly moved to make family reunification harder for many recently arrived migrants.  New rules will mean that migrants given “subsidiary protection” status, which includes at least one in five Syrians, will not be able to bring their families to join them in Germany for at least […]

The Arab Uprisings and Their External Dimensions: Bringing Migration In


Tamirace Fakhoury is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Lebanese American University. Recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, she is currently carrying out research on the nexus between Arab migration and politics at the German Institute of International and Area Studies in Hamburg. Growing Prevalence and Influence of Arab Migration Trends In recent […]

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