In this issue of Peace Policy and its accompanying podcast, our authors examine the implications of current laws governing forced migration in the U.S. and around the world, and suggest policy strategies that are needed to adapt to our rapidly changing global reality, and that are grounded in migrants’ lived experiences and centered in advancing human dignity.
According to UNCHR, the United Nations refugee agency, at the end of 2019 there were 79.5 million people forcibly displaced worldwide, including 26 million refugees and 4.2 million asylum seekers. The percentage of the world’s population that are displaced is at an...
Climate change in the early 21st century is causing acute and chronic environmental displacement within and across borders. Within the United States, from Puerto Rico to Louisiana to the southern Atlantic Coast to Paradise, California, to the indigenous coastal...
The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Failure to Protect Refugee Children on the U.S.-Mexico Border
The children who cross Mexico and arrive at the U.S. border are not “immigrants,” not “illegals,” not merely “undocumented minors.” Those children are refugees of a war, and, as such, they should have the right to asylum. But not all of them have it. In the summer...
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