By: Kaitlyn Carr As part of its immigration policies, Australia holds people in offshore detention centers. In Nauru and Papua New Guinea, detention centers house hundreds of asylum seekers that Australia has intercepted on the way to its shores. People in immigration detention are assessed for any risks they may pose to the Australian community. … Continue reading Immigration Detention Center Closing Results in U.S. Refugee Deal With Australia
International Refugee Law and the 2016 Rio Olympics Games: Team Refugee
By: Catherine Fu SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE LAW The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees was the first international treaty to define “refugee,” and it set minimum standards for how individuals who qualify for refugee status should be treated.1 According to this Convention, a refugee is someone who has a “well-founded fear of … Continue reading International Refugee Law and the 2016 Rio Olympics Games: Team Refugee
2016 Presidential Election shows U.S has a long way to go toward for respect for Women’s Equality.
By: Rebecca Banes The 2016 U.S. presidential election cycle lasted for well over a year. Women’s’ rights were at the forefront from the get go, with democrat Hilary Clinton running and becoming the first female major party nominee for President of the United States. In the weeks leading up to Election Day, the focus on … Continue reading 2016 Presidential Election shows U.S has a long way to go toward for respect for Women’s Equality.
The Business of Burdens: Religious Contraceptive Accommodations Under the ACA
By: John Burnett Contraceptive Mandate and Exceptions Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as passed, the Department of Health and Human Services was charged with determining the forms of female contraception that would be required in nearly all employment-based health plans. The chosen twenty contraceptives recommended by the Institute of Medicine … Continue reading The Business of Burdens: Religious Contraceptive Accommodations Under the ACA
Reproductive Tourism: The Globalization of Artificial Reproductive Technology
By: Heather Ivery What do you do when you want to have a baby, but it is too expensive or what you want isn’t available where you live? Take it overseas! Reproductive tourism is a phenomenon that has sprung up and expanded over the last two decades. This trend involves citizens of mainly affluent countries … Continue reading Reproductive Tourism: The Globalization of Artificial Reproductive Technology