Associate Prof McKanders, University of Tennessee, College of Law, co-authored a respective article on “Refugee Reception and Perception: U.S. Detention Camps and German Welcome Centers” in the Fordham International Law Journal, 40(2), No. 4, 2017 ( Together with her teaching fellow, Valeria Gomez, she compares the detention of refugees in the United States with her experience visiting refugee reception centers in Germany. Her co-author worked as a volunteer lawyer at a detention facility in the US around the same time of McKander’s visit at Felsberg Institute. While a lot has changed since her visit in December 2015, the stark comparison between the two systems of receiving refugees and asylum seekers is still relevant.