Integrating Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Within Host Communities: A Stakeholders' Perspective
The internal displacement of persons, especially women and children, is a growing concern in many parts of the world. For this reason, governments and stakeholders must commit themselves to mitigating the unprecedented wave of displacement and human suffering occurring within their boundaries.
How I Got My U.S. Green Card Without a Family or Employment Petition
Find out how you can obtain a green card without a family petition or employer petition. This is usually called the "celebrity visa" or "artist visa," but that is misleading. Anyone who is successful in their field can go through this process to get a green card.
Children at the Border Are the True National Emergency
President Trump’s “national emergency” appears to be another attempt to obscure the severity of the consequences dealt to children being separated from their parents at the southern border of the United States.
Closed Borders: An Ethical Issue for Globalization
This article reflects on ethical considerations of immigration policies in the globalization era.
Why I Have Trouble Fitting in in Japan Despite Being Japanese
This is my first-person account of being a third-generation Japanese-Canadian struggling to find my roots and fit in in Japan.
The Murder of Kate Steinle: More Questions Than Answers
This article explores the idea that manslaughter was an appropriate punishment in this particular tragedy. It culminates with a broader point.
Immigration to America: How I Won the Green Card Lottery
I won the 2002 Diversity Visa Lottery in July 2003. This details the process and provides information you might like to know if you are considering immigrating to the USA and don't otherwise qualify.
Australian Migration Policy: What Are We Doing About Asylum Seekers?
Since the Pacific Solution, we've adopted several reforms and new legislation to handle asylum seekers in Australia. Our underlying position remained the same: use of force to alter desired outcomes.
Why I Support Sanctuary City Status for Colorado Springs
My ancestors, Separatists in the early 1600s, were the New World's first refugees. There are strong parallels between their struggle and the struggle of modern immigrants.
Would You Really Move to Canada Because of an Election Outcome?
Every four years, you hear people say they are leaving the US if a candidate they dislike is elected. Here are some things to think about for anyone who has ever considered leaving the US for political reasons.
It's Always 11:59pm: Global Nativism in the Modern World
Are you proud of who you are? Where you are from? How do you feel when someone who doesn't share that moves into your circle? That is the question challenging globalization and multiculturalism.
History of Immigration to Great Britain in the 20th Century
A look at the history of immigration to Great Britain and how it has changed over the 20th century. What were the regulations and restrictions that were introduced throughout the century, and what impact did they have?
Pros and Cons of an Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants to the USA
This article looks at the pros and cons of a US amnesty for illegal immigrants and lists the arguments used by both sides in the debate.
An Acceptable Amnesty Solution For Illegal Immigrants
A proposal for illegal immigrant amnesty that will make no one happy, but might be good enough to agree with. Something must be done; here is one concept.
The U Visa: Is it a Shortcut to Get Permanent Residency?
A U-Visa is a shortcut to legal residency in the US, intended to help victims of crime testify in court. However, it seems to be easily abused. Learn more about the U visa, its history, and its future.