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‘Asylum and Extraction in the Republic of Nauru’ Book Launch and Discussion with Julia C. Morris
Asylum and Extraction in the Republic of Nauru goes behind the scenes to shed light on the everyday running of the offshore asylum industry in Nauru and uncover what really happens underneath the headlines. Morris illuminates how refugee rights activism and #RefugeesWelcome-style movements are caught up in the hardening of border enforcement operations worldwide, calling for freedom of movement that goes beyond adjudicating hierarchies of suffering.
Asylum Betrayed: Biden’s Border Politics and Title 42
This webinar examines the Biden policies and current court cases challenging Title 42 expulsions. We will hear from experts on why and how the right to asylum should be restored at the US southwest border.
The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty
In this talk, Rebecca Bryant and Madeleine Reeves will discuss their edited book The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty: Political Imagination Beyond the State (Cornell University Press, 2021). Victoria Hattam will moderate.
The Responsibility of the International Community in Situations of Human Mobility Due to Environmental Causes
T. Alexander Aleinikoff Director, Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, The New School Chair, KNOMAD Thematic Working Group on Environmental Change and Migration Susan Martin Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emerita of International Migration, Georgetown University KEY WORDS: Environmental Mobility; Climate-Induced Migration; Global Governance; Climate Change and Environmental Degradation; Disaster Risk
In or Out? The Biden Administration’s Conflicting Messages on Immigration Policy
OCTOBER 6, 20214:00PM – 5:30PM EST During the presidential campaign, Joe Biden set out an ambitious immigration agenda, pledging to end many of the Trump Administration’s brutal policies. He would stop building the wall, restore refugee admissions, rebuild the asylum system, cancel rules that harmed low-income migrants, reduce detention of
Abolish ICE?: What Does it Mean and What is at Stake?
Conference hosted by: Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School September 21-23, 2021 What is at stake when people call to transform the immigration enforcement system? In recent years, immigration enforcement has gained increasing attention from the media, policy-makers, scholars, and the general public. Immigration and Customs