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Migration and border policy links: Safe zones, Thailand’s workers, settling for Cambodia and more

This week's links also include Kaldor Centre analysis, and a look at Cambodia's protection framework.

Cambodian migrant worker in his dorm, Thailand (Photo: Flickr/  ILO in Asia and the Pacific)
Cambodian migrant worker in his dorm, Thailand (Photo: Flickr/ ILO in Asia and the Pacific)
Published 8 Jun 2017   Follow @rebuckland

  • Another Syrian refugee originally aiming for Australia has been voluntarily resettled in Cambodia. Writing for the Asian Correspondent, Max Walden unpacks Cambodia’s protection framework.
  • Kate Hodal discusses the alarming measures taken to silence migrant worker abuse claims in Thailand’s poultry export industry.
  • The Kaldor Centre’s Jane McAdam lists seven reasons why the UN Refugee Convention should not include climate refugees.
  • Geoff Gilbert and Anna Magdalena Rüsch have authored a Kaldor Centre policy brief detailing the legal and practical considerations essential to the creation of ‘safe zones’ for refugees and asylum seekers.
  • Writing for Broadly, Louis Staples examines the experiences of LGBTI asylum seekers in immigration detention.
  • Read Migration Policy Institute’s spotlight analysis of refugee and asylum resettlement policy under the Trump administration.
  • Writing for Brookings Institute, Diana Quintero and Michael Hansen consider the inadequacy of current teacher training programs in responding to the growing populations of English Learners in US schools, a result of two decades of mass immigration.
  • The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Iraq and Georgetown University has published a report outlining durable policy solutions to internal displacement in Iraq.
  • Click here for a Migration Compact reading list compiled by the IOM’s Research Leaders Syndicate.

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