Migration

Dadaab to Dollo Ado: Why East Africa's Refugee Crises Can No Longer Be Ignored

Citing security concerns, the government of Kenya recently announced their intent to close the world’s largest refugee complex, Dadaab, after almost 25 years.

The plan has attracted international criticism, and if carried out, could set a dangerous precedent, warn some. But others say Kenya has done more than enough to accommodate refugees from Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and other conflict-affected neighbors over more than two decades – with inadequate support from the international community.

Travels in France: Reflections on World War II Heroes and Victims

Traveling in France recently, I paid homage to two great sacrifices that teach us we can never forget the price of freedom in the face of determined and organized aggression: to the allied soldiers who died at Normandy in June 1944 and to my great-grandfather, Samuel Wassermann, a German Jew deported from his home in Mannheim in 1940 to a camp in Nexon where he perished in 1942.

Film | Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Identity

“It is hard to exaggerate the importance of this work”

- Dr. Rowan Williams
former Archbishop of Canterbury

Priorities for Mexico's New U.S. Ambassador

“The principal task of Ambassador Carlos Sada Solana should not be to respond in a direct manner, to the anti-Mexican discourse that is rampant during this electoral period, but rather to address this rhetoric in a strategic fashion.”

Beyond Migration: The Refugee Crisis in Europe and the Challenges of Immigrant Integration

Despite decades of immigration, even the most multicultural countries in Europe are struggling with the scale of the current refugee crisis, and the challenge of integrating the newcomers. This crisis, one of Europe’s biggest of the past century, has the potential to alter the political fabric of the continent and undermine the foundation of post-WWII transnational institutions. The political and humanitarian consequences of the EU’s deal with Turkey have drawn much attention. But what about those refugees who have already made the trip and are now settling in Europe, if only temporarily?

The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

In The Diplomacy of Migration, author Meredith Oyen argues that migration policy and migrants were integral to the changing relationship between the United States and China from World War Two until 1972. Unlike past works that predominantly see migration issues as either resulting from foreign policy choices or simply existing alongside them, she identifies several ways in which migrants and migration policies were used to achieve foreign policy goals and manage the relationship between the United States and the Republic of China in the Cold War.

Will the House of the European Union Fall?

The European Union has been a significant success. Since the end of World War II, Europe’s gradual integration has yielded decades of peace and prosperity to succeed 75 years that encompassed three European civil wars—the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871), World War I (1914-1918), and World War II (1939-1945)—the last two of which engulfed the world.

Infographic | 5 Facts about Mexico and Immigration to the U.S.

'Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for U.S. National Security': Laura Dawson Testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

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Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for U.S. National Security

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Turkey in 2016: Domestic Politics, EU Relations and Beyond

Four experts offered their analysis on the future of domestic politics in Turkey and assessed the country’s evolving relationships with the West.

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