Tackling The Global Refugee Crisis: From Shirking To Sharing Responsibility

A new report by Amnesty International, “Tackling The Global Refugee Crisis: From Shirking To Sharing Responsibility,” reveals over 50% of the world’s refugees live in just 10 countries.

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Calling this an “inherently unsustainable” situation, the Amnesty International report seeks to enlist the support of nations with greater capacity for helping migrants without a home.

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Understanding The Central American Crisis: Why They Are Fleeing And How U.S. Policies Are Failing To Deter Them

The American Immigration Council has released a special report entitled “Understanding the Central American Refugee Crisis: Why They are Fleeing and How U.S. Policies are Failing to Deter Them.”

The report examines why the Obama Administration’s aggressive deterrence strategy towards potential migrants—including a media campaign launched in Central America highlighting the risks involved with migration – is not working.

The report is authored by Jonathan T. Hiskey, Ph.D., Abby Córdova, Ph.D., Diana Orcés, Ph.D. and Mary Fran Malone, Ph.D.

You can find the report here: Understanding The Central American Crisis: Why They Are Fleeing And How U.S. Policies Are Failing To Deter Them

Deng Thiak Adut, Former Refugee, To Open World Summit On Migration Control

Deng Thiak Adut has been selected to open the World Summit On Migration Control.

Adut was kidnapped from his family at the age of six. He was forced to become a boy soldier and shot in the back at the age of 12. Later he was rescued by the United Nations and smuggled to freedom. He found his way to Sydney, where he went to law school. Today, he is a lawyer fighting for the rights of fellow refugees.

For more information on how to help: http://www.uncontrolledmigration.com.au/

The Second Cooler

The Second Cooler is a documentary about illegal migration shot primarily in Alabama, Arizona, and in northern and central Mexico.

The documentary’s producer, Ellin Jimmerson, seeks to bring migration issues into clearer focus for the American public.

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