The pandemic reveals truths old and new about migration from Central America 

July 1, 2021

Last year about this time, we wrote in this space that the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras had two paths out […]

Refugee resettlement promotes human dignity and the rule of law

June 24, 2021

To be a refugee means that you have already experienced grave assaults on your human dignity. In order to survive, a refugee must leave behind […]

Development, dispossession and authoritarian reversal in Southeast Asia

March 1, 2021

The February 1 military coup in Myanmar is only the latest in a series of authoritarian reversals across the region. It follows a controversial declaration […]

What refugees can teach us about living in crisis

August 11, 2020

Adjusting to a new normal is a traumatic and difficult process. The best advice for understanding how to adjust to the COVID lockdown might come […]

“Seeing-as”

July 10, 2020

An outcry In a particularly disturbing scene in J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, the protagonist defends four prisoners who are about to be […]

The DACA decision: a victory for the rule of law and for humanity

June 30, 2020

The political fate of acutely vulnerable groups has been of concern for years. Immigrants living in the United States without valid immigration status are particularly […]