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Trends in International Migration, 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Statistics,United Nations

http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/publications/populationfacts/docs/MigrationPopFacts20154.pdf

Brief narrative analysis of trends in international migration over the past 15 years. From the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

 

International Migration Flows To and From Selected Countries: the 2015 Revision

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Statistics,United Nations

http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/data/empirical2/migrationflows.shtml

A dataset with annual data on the flows of migrants as recorded by the countries of destination. Presents both inflows and outflows according to place of birth, citizenship, or previous residence. From the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

 

International Migration Report 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Statistics,United Nations

http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/publications/migrationreport/docs/MigrationReport2015_Highlights.pdf

Latest quinquennial estimates of the international migrant stock for 232 countries or areas from 2000 to 2015. An annex provides further information on percentage of migrants in total population, percentage of female migrants, median age of migrants and more. From the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

 

Can States and Localities Bar the Resettlement of Syria Refugees Within Their Jurisdictions?

Categories: Federal State Relations,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Syria

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/resettle.pdf

Explains how states “appear to have some discretion” as to their participation in refugee resettlement programs. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Legal Tools to Deter Travel by Suspected Terrorists: A Brief Primer

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/travel.pdf

Provides an overview of some of the tools the federal government currently employs to prevent individuals from traveling to or within the U.S. to commit acts of terrorism. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Geographical Mobility: 2014 to 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Maps/Geography,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/migration/data/cps/cps2015.html

A set of tables which covers latest data on internal migration within the U.S. Includes state to state migration flows and characteristics of movers. From the Census Bureau

 

Birthright Citizenship and Children Born in the United States to Alien Parents: An Overview of the Legal Debate

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44251.pdf

Traces the historical development of the concept of citizenship by birth in the U.S., litigation involving the citizenship clause over the years, and the two modern competing interpretations of the Citizenship Clause. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

The European Union (EU): Current Challenges and Future Prospects in Brief

Categories: European Union,Foreign Affairs,Immigration/Migration,Russia

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R44249.pdf

Provides a brief history of the EU and the major current challenges facing the organization. Also covers EU-U.S. relations. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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