IRRI Rights in Exile Newsletter – February 2019
Published: 4 Feb 2019
Issue 99, February 2019
Editorial Team: Catherine Tyson, Nejla Sammakia, Kavita Kapur, Christian Jorgensen, Cristina de Nicolas, Nicolas Parent, Taylor Brooks, Olivia Bueno, Sirak Akalu Iyassu and Lucia Slot
Chief Editor: Fiona McKinnon
Web links are in blue.
In this issue:
- India’s Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Dangerous precedent
- The repatriation process in El Salvador and arguments of relocation in US immigration hearings
- Fighting immigration law advice deserts in the UK
- Chin refugees to UNHCR: Don’t revoke refugee status, continue international protection
- Statement of Donald Kerwin, Executive Director of the Center for Migration Studies, on the US border and border wall
- New guidance for IJs and AOs in the US pursuant to Grace v. Whitaker
- With Ethiopia’s border now open, why are Eritreans still fleeing to Sudan?
- Continuing conflicts that create refugees
- Haiti, TPS, and racial bias
- Do refugees have to stay in the first safe country they reach?
- Manufacturing discontent: Q and A on the legal issues of asylum-seekers crossing the Channel
- “I cannot do anything from here”: LGBTQI+ asylum seekers in detention in the UK
- Are women escaping family violence overseas considered refugees?
- Fees for asylum? How about premium processing instead
- Egypt: Eight years after the revolution, systematic violations of human rights enabled by international silence
- Grace v. Whitaker: Judge blocks US asylum rules for domestic, gang abuse survivors
- How far reaching is the impact of Grace v. Whitaker?
- New guidance requires fair process for domestic violence, gang asylum claims at the US border
- Rayamajhi v. Whitaker: No de minimus funds exception to the material support bar
- The Observer view on Britain failing dismally in its moral duty to help refugees
- Why the hysterical reaction to the UN migration and refugee compacts matters
- Kenya: Global Compact on Refugees must be quickly anchored in national policy
- Conferences and workshops
- Calls for papers