Storella Discusses U.S. Refugee Policy Following Afghanistan Withdrawal
According to Ambassador Storella, the large influx of refugees from Afghanistan reveals strains in the U.S. refugee resettlement system and critical weaknesses in U.S. asylum policy and infrastructure.
Dasouki (Pardee ’22) Featured on BU Career Podcast
Tima Dasouki (Pardee’22) discussed her research interests, how she has utilized career resources at BU, as well as as well as her experience at Urban Refuge where she turned her passion into a meaningful career development experience.
Pardee Alumni Win BU New Venture Competition
Albert Jimenez (Pardee ’18, Wheelock ’21), Yasmin Morais (Pardee ’18), and Abhishek Valivarthi’s (SGT ’21) RefEd won first prize in the Boston University New Venture Competition’s (NVC) Social Impact Track.
Nolan Publishes Article on Guatemalan Child Migration
“History of Guatemalan child refugees is completely absent in U.S. discussions of why Guatemalan children are arriving at our border, and the crimes now underway in the U.S. migration system.”
Beyond the Headlines: Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.
FMHT Hosts Policy Workshop on Refugee Resettlement
The Initiative on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking hosted the workshop entitled “Refugee Resettlement: Between Policy and Practice.”
Mardini Discusses Journey From Refugee to Rescuer
FMHT hosted Sarah Mardini for a discussion on her harrowing 30 day journey from Syria to Berlin by boat, car, train and foot.
FMHT Hosts Hackathon for Digital Solutions to Human Trafficking
FMHT hosted a hackathon to brainstorm and discuss digital solutions for refugee human trafficking.
Lori in CSM on Technology and the Refugee Crisis
Prof. Noora Lori discusses how technological innovations are aiding refugees across the globe.
FMHT to Host Refugee Education Week
Join the Initiative on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking for a week-long series of events about refugees and forced migration.
Schmidt in HVG: Europe’s Refugee Fears
Vivien Schmidt told one of the biggest news publications in Hungary that there were surprising connections between their politicians and Donald Trump.
Litvin in LA Review of Books: Perspectives on Refugees
Professor Margaret Litvin said that her perspective on the Syrian refugee crisis was informed by her family’s background as Soviet Jews who fled as refugees.