Artículos de Revistas o Periódicos

IMMIGRATION AND U.S. POLICY: MAKING THE CONNECTIONS / David Bacon

David Bacon’s The Right to Stay Home explores how the United States pushes free trade agreements such as NAFTA that drive so many Mexicans out of their home countries. In response, more Mexican activists today are advocating for the right to not migrate. Review:  The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration […]

TEA PARTY AND BORDER PATROL SPIN THE STORY OF CHILDREN IN DETENTION / David Bacon

Journalist Laura Carlsen, writing from Mexico City, has published on the Americas Program website an important article about the way the U.S. media covers the migration of children to the U.S. – Child Migrants and Media Half-Truths <http://www.cipamericas.org/archives/12389&gt;.  Carlsen raises key questions – the cause of the displacement that leads to migration, and the way […]

THE U.S./MEXICO BORDER – A CONSTITUTION-FREE ZONE / David Bacon

“Under the Fourth Amendment, the people of the United States are not supposed to be subject to random and arbitrary stops and searches. But within 100 miles of a U.S. border, these rules don’t apply. Border Patrol agents park on a hilltop and watch anyone near the border wall.   Last July, a worker phoned Alejandro […]

Immigration reform in Congress is dead. That’s really bad news for Republicans in 2016 / The Washington Post

“”Immigration reform effectively dead until after Obama leaves office, both sides say” reads the headline of a piece by WaPo’s Dave Nakamura and Ed O’Keefe Thursday that functions as a political obituary for efforts to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws between now and the 2016 presidential election. Write the duo: “The slow collapse of hopes […]

Ombudsman hondureño recuerda a Estados que ocho instrumentos internacionales los obliga a proteger niños inmigrantes / Departamento19

  “Tegucigalpa – El Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos, Roberto Herrera Cáceres, dijo hoy que , al menos, 8 instrumentos internacionales obligan a los Estados, tanto de origen como de destino, a darle protección a niños inmigrantes. – El flujo migratorio de niños hondureños no acompañados que entraron a Estados Unidos vía México pasó de […]

Miles de niños que cruzan ilegalmente la frontera podrán quedarse en EE UU / El País

“Una emigrante hondureña trata de llegar con su hija al tren donde viajaba en Chiapas, México. / REBECCA BLACKWELL (AP) A pesar de que la Casa Blanca ha advertido que los miles de menores inmigrantes que cruzan ilegalmente la frontera en los últimos mesesacabarán siendo deportados, expertos y miembros de la Administración Obama reconocen que el sistema de inmigración […]

The fuzzy lines of international migration : a critical assessment of definitions and estimates in the Arab countries / CADMUS

“Author: FARGUES, Philippe Date: 2014 Abstract: Since emigration and immigration plug into the highly sensitive and subjective issues of nationhood and identity, the definition of what a migrant is and is not, and the dissemination of knowledge about international migration are themselves intrinsically subjective matters. Since statistics are produced out of data routinely collected by state administrations […]

THE AGENDA / .MicCheck

U.S. government reveals legal argument for striking U.S. citizens with drones The New York Times On Monday, a federal appeals court in New York made public a redacted version of a 2010 Department of Justice memo that signed off on the targeted killing of an American citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, without a trial. The memo, signed by acting […]

Modern slavery: UN rights experts welcome new international agreement on forced labour / United Stations Humans Right

“GENEVA (13 June 2014) – A group of United Nations independent experts* on slavery, migrants, trafficking, sale and sexual exploitation of children, and internally displaced persons today welcomed the adoption by the International Labour Conference of a legally binding international Protocol to respond to today’s challenge of forced labour worldwide. “An international legally binding Protocol […]

One million Syrians in Lebanon : a milestone quickly passed / CADMUS

“Author: THIBOS, Cameron Date: 2014 Abstract: Lebanon received its one-millionth refugee from Syria on April 3rd, an event that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN’s refugee agency, called a “devastating milestone.” Unfortunately, markers such as these only show the distance travelled but not how far is left to go. This one was quickly […]

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