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Our mission is to help policymakers and practitioners develop more equitable and sustainable responses to migration and its root causes by employing a human security approach.

Leir Migration Monitor: Mediterranean Corridors - Tracing the Footsteps of Organized Crime Groups (OCGs) in Migrant Smuggling

Article for the April, web edition of Praxis The Fletcher

Leir Migration Monitor: Governance, Violence, and Migration: Lessons Learned from El Salvador and Honduras

By Leir-affiliated Faculty Anjuli Fahlberg, Katherine Garcia, Laura Garcia and

Leir Migration Monitor: Leaving Lebanon: A Panacea After the Financial Collapse?

In this issue of Leir Migration Monitor, Leir-affiliated faculty Tamirace

Leir Migration Monitor: Navigating Trauma-Informed Research with Migrants on the Move

Hopes, Fears, and Illusions: Navigating Trauma-Informed Research with Migrants on

Migrant Protection Categories in International Law & Practice

The purpose of this briefing is to provide a first step in understanding the legal situation by clarifying some of the relevant terms and providing a brief overview of various categories into which migrants might fall under international law.

Leir Migration Monitor: "Before you make the journey, you don't understand anything"

Our research teams posted their final findings from Mexico, Costa Rica, and Colombia. We found that migrants rely primarily on information from other migrants to help them on their journey.

Leir Migration Monitor: "I want to achieve a lot of things..."

This month, we introduce a brief explaining and clarifying relevant migration terminology in international law & practice.

Leir Migration Monitor: Migrant Categories in International Law & Practice

This month, we introduce a brief explaining and clarifying relevant migration terminology in international law & practice.

Leir Migration Monitor: "...at this point in the game you cannot look back."

Our research teams posted their final findings from Mexico, Costa Rica, and Colombia. We found that migrants rely primarily on information from other migrants to help them on their journey.

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