“The general public is becoming less accepting of asylum as a remedy because there are so many people being creative in applying for it,” says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law.
Theresa Cardinal Brown, a distinguished visiting immigration scholar at Cornell Law School and a senior adviser at the Bipartisan Policy Center writes about actions to prioritize in tackling immigration reform.
Ian Kysel's work on migrant rights has been supported by the Migrations initiative.
For its work supporting international scholars whose work puts them at risk in their home countries, Cornell has been awarded the Institute of International Education’s Centennial Medal, which celebrates the achievements and leadership of individuals and institutions that have made important contributions to international education.
Andrew Farnsworth, a senior research associate at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, helped to explain the hurricane-flamingo connection. As a five-year-old, the article explains, he became fascinated by the movements of birds; “when he started work as a researcher, he discovered historical records of epic avian journeys.”
On October 9-10, academics from Queen Mary University of London and Cornell University met on the Queen Mary, Malta campus on the island of Gozo for a workshop on transnational migration.
Jacob Hamburger, visiting assistant professor of law, and Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law, write this opinion piece about how states are approaching issues surrounding immigration and work permits.
A database from Cornell migration researchers catalogs rights across 36 countries that host a significant majority of the world’s migrants.
Cornell has a $9.9 million grant from the Bezos Earth Fund for the development of low-cost virtual fencing last April. Virtual fencing is a potential solution to the traditional barbed wire fences used in the American west.
Shannon Gleeson, the Edmund Ezra Day Professor and chair of the ILR School’s Global Labor and Work Department, and Beth Lyon, associate dean for experiential education and clinical law professor at the Cornell Law School, have been selected to anchor the U.S. portion of a study examining migrant workers in the labor markets of high-income settler-colonial countries.