Wednesday 20 Feb 2019 | 23:06 | SYDNEY
Wednesday 20 Feb 2019 | 23:06 | SYDNEY

Migration and Border Policy links: Who benefits from Nauru, refugee safe houses, climate displacement and more

Syrian migrants on the Serbia-Hungary border, March 2017 (Photo: Getty Images/Omar Marques)



6 April 2017 12:12

  • The US Department of Homeland Security has begun fingerprinting and photographing refugees on Manus Island as part of the US-Australia refugee deal.
  • Oxford University's International Migration Institute has released a working paper examining trends in international travel visa schemes.
  • UNHCR has mapped patterns of border control in Europe.
  • David FitzGerald from the Universiy of California, San Diego answers five questions about the myths and realities of border politics under President Trump prior to his address at the Kaldor Centre at UNSW later this month.
  • Listen to journalist Jake Halpern discuss Vive, a refugee safe house in Buffalo, New York.
  • Mercer unpacked the impact of Brexit on migration and UK industries.
  • Read Rimple Mehta's analysis of irregular movement and marriage across the Bangladesh-India border.
  • In his address to the UNSC Counter-Terrorism Committee, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Volker Türk emphasised that refugee protection and state security are compatible policy goals.
  • The International Organization for Migration's Sazan Gawdan and Olivia Headon tell the story of female refugee entrepreneurs operating out of Domiz Camp in Iraq.
  • Watch this UNSW animation detailing the emerging 'global challenge' of climate displacement. Writing for the Guardian, Ben Doherty considers Australia's role.

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