The earthquake that struck Turkey and neighboring Syria on Feb. 6, 2023, was a natural disaster, but its consequences have been shaped by the human tragedy of the Syrian civil war.
The European Union is a confederation of states, each with its own agenda and perspective. As a result, the EU’s responses to migration crises are critically flawed.
Managers can play a key role in helping refugee employees thrive in their new workplaces, instead of robbing them of their autonomy.
Many displaced Syrians responded to harsh border controls by passing through permeable borders, using alternative routes and relying upon the use of smugglers and social networks.
Canadian refugee and immigration policy often leads with the head and the heart — and that works.
It has taken less than 11 weeks for the Russia-Ukraine conflict to become the greatest trigger for human displacement in Europe since the entire six years of the Second World War.
In examining media coverage of Muslims over a 21-year period, in the US, UK, Canada and Australia, scholars found that articles mentioning Muslims were far more negative than other faith groups.
Putin has a history of forcing civilians to migrate during a conflict, part of a broader strategy to overwhelm other countries with new refugees and destabilize their economies.
Four scholars of race, religion and immigration explain how US refugee and asylum policy has long been racially and religiously discriminatory in practice.
Even once the war in Ukraine ends, the millions of people who fled from their homes might not be quick to return. The faster the war ends, the more likely it is they will go back.
The European Union is once again faced with the danger of destabilization. Putin’s cyberwar on free societies using the migration crisis went well in 2015. He must not succeed now in Poland or beyond.
We must meaningfully include newcomers and refugees in the formulation of policies that address structural constraints that affect them during times of crisis.
As the U.S. considers its own private refugee sponsorship program, it should look to Canada. History shows that large-scale adoption is possible and can bridge divides on immigration.
The Conservative pledge to replace government-assisted refugee places with more private sponsorship focuses on the integration potential of refugees rather than their protection needs. That’s wrong.
Schools can focus on collaboration between teachers and students to wrap a system of support around children who need it the most.
Joe Biden’s efforts to increase refugee resettlement could boost the number of stakeholders actively involved. But Canada’s experiences with private sponsorship contain lessons for the U.S.
After ten years of conflict and destruction, what is left of Syria and what hope is there for its people?
What are the drivers behind violent attacks against minorities in Turkey?
In the middle of a windswept refugee camp in the aftermath of the burning of Moria, the COVID-19 pandemic is an afterthought.
As countries around the world develop their own private sponsorship systems, they should acknowledge how elusive refugee status can be. Policy-makers should proceed accordingly.