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Researching refugee family reunification has taken me to new cities around the country, down internet rabbit-holes, and through more library books than I probably opened my entire undergraduate career. Having sat in countless living rooms, consumed many cups of sugary tea, and listened to perspectives ranging from the diplomatic to the personal, the legal to the humanitarian, here is an up-to-date summary of my research. I believe in transparent journalism, so if you have questions, feel free to reach out.

families interviewed: 19
nationalities represented:  7
current bibliography size:  223
lawyers weighing in: 10
volags represented: 2
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