Details of these new publications were originally circulated by Elisa Mason on the incredibly useful: Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog. Further details can be found on the website at: http://fm-cab.blogspot.co.uk/
New Regional Publications on Europe
“African Irregular Migrants in Malta: Exploring Perceptions and Renegotiating the Socio-Cultural Siege of Malta,” Pursuit: The Journal of Undergraduate Research at the University of Tennessee, vol. 4, no. 1 (Dec. 2012) [full-text]
Asylum: Fixing a Broken System (Euronews, May 2013) [access]
– Follow link above for news report and this link for related debate on asylum.
Asylum Seekers and Refugees were Already Marginalised in Cyprus; Now, with the Crisis, their Situation is Deteriorating (ECRE, May 2013) [text]
Evaluation of the Early Legal Advice Project (UK Home Office, May 2013) [text]
Papers presented at 13th European Union Studies Association Biennial Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 9-11 May 2013 [info]
– Here are two titles of interest; check paper archive for more: “Normative Regimes in the Regulation of Asylum and Immigration: International Conventions – Attitudes – EU Integration” and “Linking Berlin and Brussels: Nongovernmental Organizations Engage the European Union on Asylum.”
Regional Study: Management of the External Borders of the EU and its Impact on the Human Rights of Migrants, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/23/46 (UN General Assembly, April 2013) [access]
– Report is available in .DOC format; background info. on the study is available here.
The Statistical and Econometric Analysis of Asylum Application Trends and Their Relationship to GDP in the EEA (arXiv.org, May 2013) [text]
Study on the Situation of Third-country Nationals Pending Return/Removal in the EU Member States and the Schengen Associated Countries (European Commission, March 2013) [text]
New Regional Publications on The Americas
2012 Refugee Claim Data and IRB Member Recognition Rates (Canadian Council for Refugees, May 2013) [text]
Colombia: Between the Humanitarian Crisis and Hope of Peace (Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, May 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]
Lessons from the Earthquake in Haiti: A Survey on the IDPs and on the Resettled Households (Migration Policy Centre, May 2013) [text]
– English summary of a French-language research report by the ACP Observatory on Migration.
The Price of Fear (IRIN, May 2013) [text]
– Discusses fear of crime and gang violence.
Refugiados en México: Perfiles Sociodemográficos e Integración Social (UNHCR, 2012; launched May 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]
New Regional Publications on Syrians
“Forced Displacements from Syria or How to Institutionalize Regimes of Suffering,” ESIL Reflections, vol. 2, no. 6 (May 2013) [text]
The Past, Present and Future of Transnational Conflict in Jordan: A Study of Syrian Refugees in the Hashemite Kingdom, Masters Capstone Paper Project (Illinois State University, May 2013) [text]
Mission Report: An NGO Perspective on the Response to the Syria Crisis (ICVA & InterAction, May 2013) [text]
Multimedia Memo: Syria (UNHCR) [access]
People on the Move: ‘For many displaced Syrians, going back home is out of the question’ (Amnesty International, May 2013) [text]
Syria Refugees: Your Stories (Guardian Witness) [access]