Immigration Detention Center Closing Results in U.S. Refugee Deal With Australia

By: Kaitlyn Carr As part of its immigration policies, Australia holds people in offshore detention centers.[1]  In Nauru and Papua New Guinea, detention centers house hundreds of asylum seekers that Australia has intercepted on the way to its shores.[2]  People in immigration detention are assessed for any risks they may pose to the Australian community.[3] ... Continue Reading →

The Refugee Olympic Team

By: Danielle Ser This past summer, a global audience watched as their nation’s teams competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  A media frenzy surrounded these Olympic Games with topics ranging from the Zika virus and its possible effect on athletes and onlookers to Brazil’s poverty-stricken areas to Ryan Lochte’s mishap... Continue Reading →

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