September 23-30, 2019

This week: updates from northeast Syria, where renewed displacement is taking place following Turkey’s incursion against Kurdish militias, from Greece’s overflowing refugee camps, from the Mediterranean and from several European capitals. Then, a look at voluntary and involuntary migration trends in Africa, followed by a review of U.S. migration policy developments, a look at ongoing challenges for Rohnigya refugees in Bangladesh and back in Myanmar. In closing, a look at developments in Australia’s migration management.

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Joel Hernàndez
September 23-30, 2019

This week: updates from Greece and Turkey, from the Mediterranean, and from various European capitals. Then, a look at mass repatrations from Tanzania to Burundi. We follow with a look at evolving U.S. migration policy, and close with a look at ongoing challenges for Rohingya refugees in Southeast Asia.

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Joel Hernàndez
September 23-30, 2019

This week: updates on tragic incidents at RICs in Greece, and on broader migration policy developments in Greece and elsewhere in Europe, followed by a look at new initiatives to reduce migrant detention in Libya. Then, a review of renewed restrictions on immigration in the United States, and a look at prospects for regionally displaced Syrians and Rohingyas. Finally, a look at refugee policy developments in Australia.

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Joel Hernàndez
September 16-23, 2019

This week: cross-maritime updates from Greece and Turkey, and from the UK and France, followed by a review of search-and-rescue efforts in the Mediterranean and European migration policy developments. Then, a review of global migration trends, and a look at forced migration issues in Africa, internal displacement in Syria, and barriers to integration in Bangladesh.

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Joel Hernàndez
September 9-September 16

This week: updates on migration management in Greece and in the UK, on Mediterranean search-and-rescue activities, on the first weeks of Italy's new government, and on migration policy developments elsewhere in Europe, followed by an update on migrant repatriation and detention across Africa. Then, a sharp strengthening of restrictions on asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, followed with updates on Syrian refugees’ lives in Turkey and Jordan, and on migration policy developments in Australia.

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Joel Hernàndez
September 2-9, 2019

This week: updates from Greece, from the Mediterranean, from the halls of power of the EU, and from the UK. Then, a sweep through detention, repatriation, and migration management across Africa, followed by a look at evolving U.S. migration policy and at fresh developments on the U.S.-Mexico border. We then highlight growing challenges for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, review migration policy developments in Australia, and conclude with news relating to international refugee resettlement.

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Joel Hernàndez
August 26-September 2, 2019

This week: updates on European migration trends, including rising arrivals and pressure in Greece, contention regarding SAR in the Mediterranean, EU policymaking, and politicking in the UK and in Italy. Then, new developments in U.S. migration and border management, followed by a look at refugee returns in Lebanon, Burundi, and Namibia, before wrapping up in Australia.

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Joel Hernàndez
August 19-26, 2019

This week: updates on U.S. migration policy developments and on the Venezuelan refugee crisis; a spotlight on Europe, including controversies over asylum seeker housing as refugee status determination in the UK, SAR efforts in the Mediterrenean, and the collapse of Italy’s government; a review of Australia’s evolving migration challenges; and a look at Syrian refugees in Turkey and Jordan and at Rohingya refugees in Myanmar.

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Joel Hernàndez
August 13-19, 2019

This week: updates from the U.S.-Mexico border and on evolving U.S. migration policy, and on the Venezuelan displacement crisis; a spotlight on the U.K. Home Office, updates on search-and-rescue efforts in the Mediterranean, and ongoing European migration trends; and an update on Rohingya refugees across southeast Asia and in Bangladesh.

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Joel Hernàndez
August 5-13, 2019

This week: updates from the U.S.-Mexico border and on U.S. migration policy, on Venezuela's ongoing refugee crisis; on European migration trends, Mediterranean search-and-rescue trends, and on Greek migration policy; and on Australia's migration policy and displacement in and near Myanmar.

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Joel Hernàndez
July 29-August 5

This week: updates from the U.S.-Mexico border and evolving U.S. asylum policy; then from Europe's Mediterranean borders and developing European migration policy. We then turn to southeast Asia to consider Karen refugee returns to Myanmar, discussions on Rohingya refugee returns in Bangladesh; and conclude with an update on the plight of Syrian refugees in Turkey and Lebanon.

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Joel Hernàndez
July 22-29, 2019

This week: news on U.S. asylum policy and border control practices, a crackdown on Syrian refugees in Turkey, Mediterranean search-and-rescue developments at a policy level and at sea, evolving European migration policy, and Australia's ongoing asylum policy challenges.

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Joel Hernàndez
July 15-22, 2019

This week: news on the U.S. asylum policy developments and on the ongoing detention crisis at the border, new migration policy priorities in Greece, evolving events and policy in the Mediterranean and elsewhere in Europe, the slow decline of Australia's offshore migrant detention system, evolving trends in international humanitarian funding, and forced migration events into Uganda and Brazil.

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Joel Hernàndez
July 9-15, 2019

This week: reports submitted to the UN High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals, updates on U.S. asylum and border control policy, on migrant detention in Libya and search-and-rescue efforts in the Mediterranean, on the plight of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, on emerging migration trends in Europe, and on flooding at Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

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Joel Hernàndez
July 2-8, 2019

This week: news on the U.S. border crisis and asylum policy, on the detention crisis in Libya and search-and-rescue efforts in the Mediterranean, elections in Greece, renewed criticism of Australian asylum practices, a precedent-setting deportation verdict in the UK, demands for greater resettlement efforts from UNHCR, and on the plight of refugees Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Rohingya refugees in Thailand and Bangladesh

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Joel Hernàndez
June 23-July 1, 2019

This week: news on the U.S border crisis, the Venezuelan migration crisis, the announcement of the first Global Refugees Forum, Australian asylum practices, Mediterranean search-and-rescue issues, and incidents at refugee camps in Greece and Morocco — as well as a monthly round-up of reports and journal releases.

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June 15-22, 2019

This week: news on the U.S. border crisis, mixed messages from the UK Home Office, Mediterranean search-and-rescue efforts, challenges to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Australian Asylum Practices, the Rohingya refugee crisis, and the Venezuelan refugee crisis, asylum-seeker arrivals in Bosnia, and an EU Council summit on World Refugee Day.

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Joel Hernàndez
June 8-14, 2019

This week: news on the U.S. border crisis, elections in Denmark, new migration laws in Germany, Mediterranean Search-and-Rescue Efforts, Syrian refugees pressured to leave Lebanon, Australian asylum practices, and new trends in migration from Venezuela.

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Joel Hernàndez
June 1-7, 2019

This week: news on Libya’s migrant detention crisis, the U.S. border crisis, Australian offshore detention practices, EU Migration Management, and on refugee accommodation in Turkey and in Bosnia.

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Joel Hernàndez