York University students from a number of clubs working with the York University Syria Response and Refugee Initiative (SRRI) continue to build momentum and recruit new participants to their Refugees Welcome Here! campaign as they organize events and initiatives to raise awareness and support refugees in the community. Major student-led initiatives this term include an […]
Despite the highly-touted changes made by the former Conservative government in 2012, the revamped refugee system has failed to hear claims within tight statutory processing timelines or get rid of the backlog, reports a new study released by the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. Read the complete article: https://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2017/05/17/former-tory-governments-refugee-reforms-get-failing-grade.html
Interesting article with CRS affiliate Christopher Kyriakides quoted. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/05/how-can-we-blunt-prejudice-against-immigrants
CRS faculty member Prof. Nergis Canefe was on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, March 29, 2017 http://tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/tracking-turmoil-in-the-middle-east
CRS Job Posting: Research Assistant
The Centre for Refugee Studies is extremely pleased to announce that CRS founder Howard Adelman has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada for his pioneering work on refugee sponsorship and for his contributions to the establishment of refugee studies as an academic discipline. More information can be found here.
CIHR grants $2.16M to fund two York research projects