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Articles
US government may have to reunite more migrant families
Richard Gonzales - NPR, 8 March 2019. [09-03-2019]
A federal judge in California who ordered the Trump administration to reunite more than 2,800 migrant families separated at the southwest border says potentially thousands more could be affected by his ruling.
Migrant families overwhelm detention capacity in Arizona
Nick Miroff - The Washington Post, 9 Octobr 2018. [12-10-2018]
A sudden influx of Guatemalan families into Arizona has overwhelmed detention facilities there and forced the government to release hundreds of parents and children over the past several days, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.
Excluding non-permanent families from Canada Child Benefit
Ashley Wadhwani - The Canadian Press, 8 September 2018. [09-09-2018]
New report estimates 3,000 families are excluded from the Canada Child Benefit due to immigration status.
US moves to sidestep restrictions on detaining migrant children
Caitlin Dickerson - The New York Times, 6 September 2018. [09-09-2018]
The proposed new regulation reflects the frustration that thousands of families from Central America and elsewhere are continuing to stream across the southwest border.
The ‘ineligible’ families
Caitlin Dickerson - The New York Times, 27 July 2018. [30-07-2018]
As it raced to meet a deadline for reunifying parents and children separated at the border, what does it mean to be ineligible to be reunited with your own child?
“Keeping families together is a family value”
Zoë True - The Seattle Times, 16 July 2018. [17-07-2018]
According to the author, refusing to reunite families goes against everything he stands for as a nation.
US: Rise of border apprehensions of migrant families
Kristen Bialik - Pew Research Center, 6 July 2018. [07-07-2018]
The United States apprehended nearly 49,000 family members at the U.S.-Mexico border between January and June of this year – more than twice as many as during the same time period last year.
The East Germans split up families, too — It caused lifelong trauma
Rick Noack - The Mercury News, 30 May 2018. [31-05-2018]
Even today, almost 30 years after the end of socialist reign in Germany, some daughters and sons still search for the mothers who were forced to leave them behind – a quest that can end in tearful reunions or lifelong uncertainty.
US: Immigrant families separated at border struggle to find each other
Lomi Kriel - Houston Chronicle, 24 May 2018. [24-05-2018]
Once immigrant families, many asylum seekers from Central America, are separated at the border, they struggle to find each other among the three behemoth federal agencies in charge of their care. Advocates say few procedures are in place to ensure they reunify.
10 USA: 20m immigrant children could be affected by evolving immigration policies
Samantha Artiga and Anthony Damico - Kaiser Family Foundation, 18 April 2018. [19-04-2018]
Potential changes to public charge policies intended to reduce use of public programs by immigrant families, including their citizen children, could further increase strains on immigrant families and lead to losses in health coverage.
11 How family-based immigration can boost the economy
David Brancaccio - Market Place, 27 February 2018. [28-02-2018]
A new study shows that a large number of immigrants who come because of family sponsorship are very productive.
12 What we owe refugee children
Elias Bou Saab - Project Syndicate, 20 June 2017. [21-06-2017]
A former Lebanese education minister explains the educational commitment due to refugee children and how the world cannot expect a small group of countries on the borders of war zones to bear sole responsibility for displaced people.
13 How to plan a family reunion
Shivani Vora - The New York Times, 9 March 2017. [10-03-2017]
They are supposed to be memorable and a chance to reconnect with your loved ones, but family reunions need careful planning to pull off successfully. There are a lot of little pieces involved in making sure that this important occasion goes smoothly. Here, some advice for having a family reunion you’ll remember for all the right reasons.
14 Demography and Italy's Fertility Campaign
Binoy Kampmark - Global Research, 23 September 2016. [24-09-2016]
In Italy when the population wonks got busy with a program of encouragement: Breed for the state; conceive in patriotic circumstances. Since the 1960s, the birth rate in Italy has fallen by half, to 488,000 babies born in 2015. Negative birth rates has been the norm for decades.
15 Family dynamics and Latino immigrant families
Phys.org, 14 April 2016. [14-04-2016]
Commitment to family is both a driving force and source of hardship for Latino immigrants, according to a Florida State University researcher. Threats to familismo—deeply held cultural beliefs about the centrality of family in daily life—are often a major source of stress for immigrants and can have a negative impact on their overall health and well-being as they move forward in a new country.
 
Studies
16 Indicators of immigrant integration
OECD and European Union, January 2019. [08-01-2019]
Many countries have made important improvements in integrating immigrants, but many challenges remain.
17 Listening to children and young people on the move
UNICEF, December 2018. [23-12-2018]
This report presents the perspectives of nearly 4,000 young migrants and refugees who responded to a recent global poll conducted by UNICEF.
18 Migrant integration statistics
Eurostat, 10 December 2018. [19-12-2018]
This compact guide presents an overview of the indicators of migrant integration which aim to support the monitoring of the situation of migrants and the outcomes of integration policies.
19 The EU granted protection to 700,000 asylum seekers in 2016
Eurostat, 26 April 2017. [02-05-2017]
The 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) granted protection status to 710,400 asylum seekers in 2016, more than double the number of 2015. In addition to these, the EU Member States received over 14 000 resettled refugees. The largest group of beneficiaries of protection status in the EU in 2016 remained citizens of Syria (405,600 persons, or 57% of the total number of persons granted protection status in the EU Member States).
20 Persons seeking refuge in austria in 2015
PLOS One, 23 September 2016. [28-09-2016]
Given the social impact of the large number of individuals applying for asylum across Europe in 2015, it is important to study who these persons are in terms of their skills, motivations, and intentions.
 
Videos
21 Every person counts
Emergency [19-01-2018]
Based on a moving true story, this spot shows that some people didn’t just leave a country. They also left a family, a job, a story.
 
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