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Appearances & Commentary 

"Canada Shut its Land Border to Asylum Seekers. More Refugees Came Anyway," Reuters, 2 Sep 2023. 

"U.S. Sues Texas Governor Over Floating Barrier to Stop Migrants in Rio Grande," Global News, 24 July 2023. 


"Canadian Tech Company's Platform will Play a Key Role in U.S. Push for Private Refugee Sponsorship," The Globe & Mail, 25 Jan 2023. 

"Illegal [sic] Border Crossings on the Rise," CBC Canada Tonight, 16 Jan 2023.   

"The Pandemic Change Everything for Migrants, now it's Getting Worse," Toronto Star, 14 Dec 2022. 

"Matching for Refugees: How can refugees in Germany be better distributed? Algorithms will soon help [Matching für Flüchtlinge: Wie können Geflüchtete in Deutschland besser verteilt werden? Algorithmen helfen bald]," Zeit Online, 8 Dec 2023.  

"A Club for Resettling Refugees with Craig Damian Smith," Open Canada Podcast, 11 Nov 2022.

"Canada's Refugee Road: A lifeline for some, a political headache for others," The Guardian, 25 May 2022.

"As the West Opens its Doors to Ukraine, Millions more Refugees Suffer around the World," Global News, 30 March 2022.

"Migration policies under scrutiny after family found frozen to death near U.S. border," CBC Radio The Current, 27 Jan 2022. 

"Why Migrants Risk Everything to Cross Borders in Unsafe Conditions," Global News, 24 Jan 2022.

"Government Policies at Play in Manitoba Border Deaths," Global News Winnipeg, 22 Jan 2022.

"How Five Friends can Change a Refugee's Life," People Fixing the World, BBC World Service, 13 July 2021.

"Those Migrants at the U.S.-Mexican Border are a Canadian Problem, Too," The Globe & Mail, 30 April 2021.   

"Coronavirus: Closing Canada's border to refugee violates international law, experts say," Global News, 20 March 2020.

"Tensions Flare at Greece-Turkey Border, European Officials tell Refugees: 'Europe is Closed'," CBC News Network, 6 March, 2020.

"US Too Focued on 'Freezing Out Asylum Seekers' to Fix Deal with Canada: Researcher," CBC Radio The Current, 5 November, 2019. 

"Hostile US Refugee Policies Stoking Irregular Migration to Canada, study says," Toronto Star, 25 Oct. 2019. 

"Craig Damian Smith explains parties positions on immigration & refugees," CBC News Network. 11 Oct, 2019.  

"Experts say Scheer's planned to close border 'doomed to failure," Global News. 9 Oct, 2019. 

"Experts surprised immigration didn’t play more prominent role in federal leaders’ debate," Global News, 7 Oct, 2019. 

"Canada Urged to 'Step Up and Help' More Central American Refugees," Toronto Star, 20 Aug, 2019. 

"Colombian-Canadians Rally for Peace amid Rising Violence Back Home," Toronto Star, 22 July, 2019. 

“A Political Grid Humming with Hatred: Who Taps its Energy?,” The Tyee. 29 April, 2019.


“Canada, US Move to Redraft Border Treaty to Cut Flow of Asylum Seekers,” The Globe & Mail,1 April, 2019.


“Conservatives Filibuster House Immigration Committee Meeting; Call for Study on Yazidi Refugee Resettlement,” The Hill Times. 4 March, 2019.


“Asylum Seekers Can’t Count on Same Response as Saudi Teen: Immigration Experts,” CTV News. 14 Jan, 2019.


“Baloney Meter: Does the UN Migration Compact ‘Attempt to Influence’ Media?” National Post. 13 Dec, 2018.


 “UN Global Compact on Migration: Historic, Non-Binding Agreement Adopted by Over 150 Countries,” CTV Power Play. 10 Dec, 2019.


“UN Migration Pact is Not Legally Binding for Canada – Here’s What it Will Do,” Global News. 9 Dec, 2018..


“Canadian Academic Call out Tories for Spreading Misinformation on Migration Compact,” The Globe & Mail. 7 Dec, 2018.


“400 per Day? Advocates Question Reliability of Summer Border-Crossing Predictions after Figures Fall Short,” The Hill Times. 22 Aug, 2018.


“A ‘Safe Country’ Dilemma for Canada,” 25 July, 2018.


“Aquarius Ordeal Highlights Hardening Views on Migrants in Europe,” NBC News. 17 June, 2018.


“Seeking Asylum in Ontario,” panel discussion on irregular migration to Canada on TVO’s The Agenda, Canada’s premiere public affairs programme, 13 June, 2018.


“Mediterranean Migrants Shifting Focus to Spain,” CTV Your Morning. 6 Feb, 2018.


“Settlement Agencies Unprepared for Volunteer Surge Amid Refugee Crisis: Report,” The Globe and Mail. 4 Sep, 2017.


“Aylan Kurdi Death: 2 Years Later, Mediterranean is Still Deadly,” NBC News. 2 Sep, 2017.


“Refuge” episode of CBC Radio’s premiere intellectual program Ideas focused on my collaborative research with my colleague, Prof. Kiran Banerjee. It was the most listened-to broadcast in 2015, and rebroadcast February 2017.


“Together Project Plays Matchmaker for Government-Assisted Refugees,” Toronto Star. 23 Nov, 2016.

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