11/22/20, Nevada Independent: As U.S. sets record low cap on refugees, those who have made it to Nevada dream big

11/20/20, Guardian: Wealthy nations urged to give portion of Covid vaccine as ‘humanitarian buffer’

11/20/20, Guardian: Ethiopia fighting could drive 200,000 to Sudan in coming months, says UN

11/20/20, MPI: The “Trump Effect” on Legal Immigration Levels: More Perception than Reality?

11/20/20, Arab American News: Hamtramck Freedom Village begins resettling refugees

11/19/20, New Humanitarian: Tigray refugees recount the horrors of Ethiopia’s new conflict

11/19/20, ProPublica: Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories

11/19/20, WBUR: Stephen Miller’s Rise To Power And Lasting Legacy On Immigration Policy

11/19/20, NBC News: White House killed deal to pay for mental health care for migrant families separated at border

11/19/20, Arizona Public Media: Court lays out next steps after DACA ruling

11/19/20, Guardian: Number of refugees safely resettled at record low, says UNHCR

11/19/20, Guardian: Refugees on Lesbos face winter in makeshift facility after camp razed

11/18/20, Valdosta Daily Times: Congressional leaders call ICE to halt deportation of detainees involved in Irwin County center abuse investigations

11/18/20, New York Times: Judge Halts ‘Public Health’ Expulsions of Children at the Border

11/18/20, New York Times: Asylum Seeker Who Lost His Son on Trek to Greece Is Charged in His Death

11/18/20, Arizona Mirror: How COVID-19 spread through neighboring ICE detention facilities in Eloy

11/18/20, Christianity Today: The US Will Re-Open to Refugees. Is the U.S. Church Ready?

11/18/20, NPR: For Immigrants, Election Promises Relief From An ‘Atmosphere Of Terror’

11/18/20, Equal Times: Uyghur refugees speak out against genocide and crimes against humanity

11/18/20, Immigration Impact: Trump Administration Wants to Deny Work Permits to Some People Released From ICE Detention

11/17/20, Guardian: Trans women in Ice custody already suffered sexual harassment and abuse. Then came Covid-19

11/17/20, New Humanitarian: Europe’s chain of migrant expulsion, from Italy to Bosnia

11/17/20, Vox: New Democratic sheriffs in Georgia and South Carolina have vowed to cut ties with ICE

11/16/20, Sahan Journal: In just four years, Trump destroyed refugee admissions to Minnesota. Can a Biden administration open the doors again?

11/16/20, BuzzFeed News: Immigration Officials Have Been Told Not To Communicate With Joe Biden’s Transition Team

11/16/20, New York Times: No Papers, No Jobs: The New Street Vendors of Queens


11/19/20, New York Times: Four Years of the Trump Administration in Court. One Word Stuck in My Head.

11/18/20, Miami Herald: If it weren’t for immigrants, President Trump, we wouldn’t have good news about a COVID vaccine | Opinion

11/18/20, Press-Enterprise editorial board (CA): A permanent fix for DACA recipients should be a top priority

11/18/20, Winston-Salem Chronicle: Commentary: I had to teach my kids about immigration: You may have to as well

11/18/20, Columbia Chronicle (IL): Opinion: America’s practice of forced sterilizations must end with the help of continuous news coverage

11/17/20, Post and Courier editorial board (SC): Editorial: Biden has opportunity to improve immigration law

11/16/20, MSNBC: Biden’s refugee plan is what America needs to heal from Trump

11/16/20, Law360: Congress Should Take Responsibility For Immigration Reform

Policy Resources

MPI repot: Building Welcome from the Ground up: European Small and Rural Communities Engaging in Refugee Resettlement


11/19/20, NBC Washington: How the Trump Administration’s Border Wall is Destroying a Native American Tribe’s Land and Legacy (video)

11/18/20, MPI webinar: Welfare States and Migration: How Will the Pandemic Reshape a Complex Relationship? (video)

Educational Resources & Opportunities

Immigrant Learning Center webinar: Understanding the Refugee Experience: Welcome to the New World

How can students learn to fight bias and be an ally to refugee and newcomer students? Join The Immigrant Learning Center and the Anti-Defamation League’s No Place for Hate program for a free webinar for students, parents and teachers. Participants will hear from Naji, a teenage refugee from Syria and the protagonist in the new non-fiction graphic novel, “Welcome to the New World,” based on a Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoon. Author Jake Halpern will be there to answer students’ questions. There will even be live, interactive activities! Nov 23, 2020 01:00 PM, Eastern.

CMS symposium recordings: Academic and Policy Symposium now available on the CMS website and YouTube channel.

CMS Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative Conference: Video playback of the virtual CIII Conference is now available on the CMS website and YouTube channel.