Migration, Refugee Lessons and Resources

Misc. Links

Refugee Processing Center

Great resource for data and research



Good general facts and figures about refugees


“Abdi and the Golden Ticket”

This American Life Podcast, “A story about someone who’s desperately trying – against long odds – to make it to the United States and become an American. Abdi is a Somali refugee living in Kenya and gets the luckiest break of his life: he wins a lottery that puts him on a short list for a U.S. visa. This is his ticket out. But before he can cash in his golden ticket, the police start raiding his neighborhood, targeting refugees.”


U.S. Sued by Its Iraqi Helpers Over Visa Delays


Mexican Opium Prices Plummet, Driving Poppy Farmers to Migrate

NY Times article about the drop in prices is leading poppy farmers to seek work in the United States and other places

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