Notes from the Field

Unraveling the Intricacies of Migration with Dr. Nakache Delphine Nakache is Associate Professor in International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses on refugee and immigration law, human rights, protection of migrant workers, asylum seekers and non-status migrants.   Dr. Nakache was interviewed by Zainab Abu Alrob, a first-year PhD candidate in Policy Studies at Ryerson...

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Notes from the Field: Immigration Policies: Canada vs. The United States? 

Notes from the Field  Julia Gelatt, PhD, is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) in Washington, DC. Her work focuses on the US immigration system, demographic trends and policy implications. Julia was interviewed by Kanwal Khokhar, who is an MA candidate in Criminal and Social Justice Studies at Ryerson University. Kanwal is passionate about ensuring that Canadian immigration policy-makers avoid the US...

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Canada Needs to End the ‘Indefinite Detention’ of Migrants: And, the Supreme Court Should Make it So

Professor James C. Simeon, Head of McLaughlin College School of Public Policy and Administration, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada jcsimeon@yorku.ca Why is Canada one of the few countries in the world that still practices “indefinite detention”? The deplorable practice of holding migrants for indefinite periods of time who are unable to establish their identity or who are...

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Interview for ‘Notes from the Field’: Petra Molnar, by Alessia Avola

 » width= »768″ height= »1024″ /> On route to Gaziantep, Southern Turkey, near the border with Syria, 2015   When I asked Petra how she approaches field work, she expounded on the importance of thorough background research before departing and embarking on the work. This background research includes: understanding the local context; establishing linkages in the community with established persons and groups; and...

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Welcome to CARFMS Blog!

Nous tenons à donner aux membres de l’ACERMF l’occasion de s’exprimer sur des questions et préoccupations qui sont importantes pour eux et pour tout un chacun. Le Blogue de l’ACERMF offre la possibilité de toucher non seulement les membres de l’ACERMF, un groupe très compétent et éclairé de chercheurs, de décideurs, de praticiens, d’enseignants et d’étudiants, sur les questions liées au champ des réfugiés et des études sur les...

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