The Global Compact on Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration: Issues to Consider

The adoption of the New York Declaration on the Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on September 19 has launched a new process to negotiate two compacts by 2018: the Global Compact on Refugees and the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (hereinafter referred to as the Global Compact on Migration). Agreeing to a new Global Compact on Refugees should be challenging enough, but reaching an agreement on a Global Compact on Migration will require skill, patience, and, above all, compromise…

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Fatigue at the Border
Several years ago, there was a great little movie called Network in which a very frustrated newscaster invited people to stick their heads out the window and simply shout at the top of their lungs: I’m mad as hell and...

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NEW FROM IMR: Immigrant Experiences in North America, Western Europe and Australia

The fall 2016 edition of the International Migration Review (IMR) is now available online and in print through paid or institutional subscription. This edition includes a series of papers on immigrants in Western Europe, including a paper on the educational performance of immigrants in Western European countries and papers  on variables that influence anti-immigrant attitudes. Other articles explore immigrant experiences in North America and Australia, including participation in unions, educational expectations and attainment, health, and factors that help or hinder US undocumented youth in applying for temporary relief from deportation through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The edition also includes eight new book reviews which, as always, are open access (freely available) for three years from the date of publication.

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