Immigrant Children, Refugee Protection, Moldova, and Finland
This month, The Source takes a closer look at the growth in poverty among children of immigrants in the United States. We also examine refugee protection in regions of origin. Moldova, an increasingly important country of transit and emigration, is this month's Country Profile.
In this issue:
Jeff Crisp weighs the pros and cons of creating safe areas for refugees in their region of origin.
Jennifer Van Hook of Bowling Green State University examines the growth in poverty among children of immigrants in the United States.
Michael Jandl assesses Moldova's migration prospects as it struggles to find stability despite widespread emigration.
In our monthly Spotlight feature:
MPI Data Manager Elizabeth Grieco provides an overview of foreign-born Indians living in the United States.
In The News:
Christine Inglis looks at the Australian government's renewed efforts to tighten security at the border and beyond.
A new law passed by Austria could make it more difficult to seek asylum there, according to Veysel Oezcan of Humboldt University Berlin.
New data from Finland are now available in the Global Data Center.
MPI's Maia Jachimowicz outlines the
latest developments affecting US migration policy, including the likely elimination of the Department of Homeland Security's special program to register foreign visitors.
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