Rights in Exile Newsletter – July 2019 Issue
Published: 9 Jul 2019
Issue 104, July 2019
Editorial Team: Catherine Tyson, Nejla Sammakia, Christian Jorgensen, Cristina de Nicolas, Nicolas Parent, Taylor Brooks, Olivia Bueno, Sirak Akalu Iyassu and Lucia Slot.
Chief Editor: Fiona McKinnon.
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In this issue:
- Refugees’ self-reliance: The dilemma of implementing the Global Compact on Refugees in Africa
- Failure to comply with the demands of a gang could be viewed as a political opinion, leading to asylum
- Resolving Negusie: The US Attorney General should recognize a broad duress defense to Article 1(F)(a) and grant asylum
- New USCIS memo denies access to non-adversarial affirmative asylum procedures for many vulnerable children
Detention and Deportation News
- World Refugee Day, deadlock at sea, obstacles to the right of asylum: The Tunisian case
- European activists fight back against “criminalisation” of aid for migrants and refugees
- Thousands of asylum seekers left waiting at the US-Mexico border
- The Trump Administration is hiding how it decides asylum cases, advocates say
- Biometrics: The new frontier of EU migration policy in Niger
- EU sued at the International Criminal Court over Mediterranean migration policy – as more die at sea
- A tale of two camps: The dissociation of Kakuma and Dadaab under the self-reliance agenda in Kenya
- Statement to the UN Security Council by UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
- US: Guadalupe Diaz-Velasquez v. William P. Barr on the nexus requirement
- UK: Interim guidance on age assessment following latest judgement
- The case of A-C-M-: A summary of the US Board of Immigration Appeals ruling
- No quick ASEAN fix for Rakhine state
- The fatal policies of Fortress Europe: 36,570 documented refugee deaths since 1993 – Time for change!
- ASEAN: Don’t whitewash atrocities against Rohingya