This volume engages international human rights, domestic immigration law and refugee policy in the United States, Canada and Europe, and interdisciplinary scholarship to examine forced migration and refugee resettlement, the lived experiences of asylum seekers, and policy and program developments advancing the well-being of refugees in North America and Europe.
• Provides 12 contributed chapters covering the legal, historical, and contemporary issues facing refugees and asylum seekers in the U.S., Canada, and Europe
• Includes several case studies from individuals who came to the U.S. as refugees from a range of other nations
• Covers the medical, mental health, and social issues faced by new refugees and asylum seekers
• Discusses the fraught politics of creating just policies for forced migrants in North America and Europe