Policy Brief: U.S. Policy and COFA Citizens: Migration from Climate-Vulnerable Countries

This paper is part of USCRI’s ongoing policy and advocacy work highlighting strengths and weaknesses in existing U.S. and international policy toward migration from climate-affected countries and possible policies or models to pursue in response. Through a series of bilateral treaties called the Compacts of Free Association, citizens of the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and Palau […]

USCRI Policy Brief: TPD and TPS: The EU and the US Provide Immigration Protection

August 24 marks the six-month anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began on February 24, 2022. Over 6.7 million Ukrainians have fled their country as refugees and another 6.6 million are internally displaced. The EU was fast-acting to protect refugees streaming out of Ukraine. Just over a week after the beginning of the invasion, the Council of the […]

Factsheet: Implementation of the New Asylum Processing Rule

On August 20, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) amending the procedures and processes of protection claims and parole for individuals subject to expedited removal. Then, responding to and incorporating changes from comments received in response to the NPRM, DHS and […]