Dr. Claire Higgins was a Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar at ISIM from January-June 2018. At ISIM, she researched the use of ‘in-country’ processing within the United States refugee admissions program. She is a Senior Research Associate at the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at UNSW in Sydney. She holds a doctorate in history from the University of Oxford, and is the author of Asylum by Boat: Origins of Australia’s refugee policy (NewSouth, 2017). Follow @higginsCM on twitter for thoughts and updates.