Asylum

Sanctuary Says

Citation: Migration and Society: Advances in Research 4 (2021): 16-18 © The Authors doi:10.3167/arms.2021.040103 Download the pdf Abstract: In 2018, the New School Working Group on Expanded Sanctuary collaboratively organized a series of workshops in New York to reflect on the question of sanctuary as a conceptual and practical starting point for cross-coalitional politics, including …

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Sanctuary in Countries of Origin: A Transnational Perspective

Author: Alexandra Délano Alonso  Citation: Migration and Society: Advances in Research 4 (2021): 84–98 © The Authors doi:10.3167/arms.2021.040109 Download the pdf Abstract: While current interpretations of sanctuary are most often associated with practices to protect, support, and accompany migrants with precarious status in countries of destination in the Global North, debates around the concept …

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The True Story of Two Guatemalan Asylum Seekers at Our Border: A saga of dispossession, past and present

Photo Credit: David Peinado Romero/Shutterstock I met Francisco Chávez and Gaspar Cobo through a colleague and advocate for migrants’ and refugees’ human rights who works in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. The two of them had fled Guatemala in June 2019. Travelling with a larger group of Central Americans going north, it took them twenty days to …

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We Need Racial and Legal Equality in the US Asylum System Too

Memorial coffins at the Tijuana-San Diego border for those who died crossing. Tomas Castelazo, tomascastelazo.com / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 Saturday, June 20 is World Refugee Day, honored by the United Nations to raise awareness and educate the public about refugees, their basic rights, their situation around the world, and the responsibilities of states …

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Politics Talk: Alison Mountz, “The Death of Asylum in the Enforcement Archipelago”

Politics Talk: Alison Mountz, “The Death of Asylum in the Enforcement Archipelago” Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Wolff Conference Room (1103) Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East 16th Street New York, NY 10011 In this talk Professor Alison Mountz explores contemporary politics of asylum through the lens of …

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