Orphans and exiles: Research shows the impact of family separation

New research from Binghamton University, State University of New York shows the human trauma and family separation that resulted from the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy on undocumented immigration.

Study: More multilingual and mental health staff needed to offset trauma experienced by refugees, displaced students and their teachers

The University at Buffalo study examined whether United States educational policies and practices helped or hindered school staff in supporting the needs of students who are refugees or displaced for reasons such as natural disasters.

Despite refugee boost and family reunification, Biden has ‘long road to go’

On Monday, the Biden administration announced a significant increase in the number refugees allowed to enter the United States. The announcement comes as the administration also begins to reunite parents separated from their children under the Trump administration’s family separation…

Legal principles assert migrants’ rights during pandemic

A global committee of legal scholars – including Cornell Law School’s Ian Kysel – developed a set of principles released April 28, “Human Mobility and Human Rights in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Principles of Protection for Migrants, Refugees and Other Displaced Persons,” reminding states of their obligations to those populations amid the public health crisis.