Italy’s Case 1 Euro Program: a Policy Solution for Rural Communities in America?

Across Italy, young Italians migrate from the countryside to urban centers in search of more lucrative job markets, forcing rural towns to struggle with the repercussions of a decades-long depopulation trend.[1] Now, municipalities must strategize to address the abandoned and often derelict buildings people are leaving behind, while also tackling the root cause—depopulation.[2] In 2017, … Read more

Brace Yourselves, Schrems III is Coming

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) mandates that personal data may only be transferred to a third country for processing if that country’s laws give EU subjects adequate protection.[1] Without this protection, data transfers to a third country are considered unlawful.[2] The GDPR authorizes four lawful ways for a transfer of personal data to … Read more

South Africa: A Deceptive Reputation of Protection for Trans Refugees

South Africa is recognized as a frontrunner in protecting the rights of both “gender refugees” and asylum seekers. The term “gender refugee” refers to “people who can make claims to refugee status, fleeing their countries of origin based on the persecution of their gender identity.”[1] A gender refugee has likely faced persecution or violence in … Read more