Female migrants face a double disadvantage due to both their gender and their status. Learning the host country’s language and finding a job are two crucial elements to integration for all migrants. However, migrant women are often hampered in this process due to family obligations. Current policies focusing on migrant women’s economic, social, and health-related Read More…
Is the EU Trying to Make Migration a Libya Problem?
EU members met with Libya to discuss plans to stem the flow of migration from Africa to Europe. Farah Bogani explores the potential impacts of the new migration policy and whether it risks increasing instability in Libya.
Asylum Seekers or Migrants?
Joann Correa discusses the U.S.-Australian resettlement deal and the conflation of asylum seekers and migrants in the agreement.
Social Integration During Times of Crisis
How can refugees be integrated economically and socially? Sonia Liang analyzes the critical issue of integration during times of crisis.
Calais & the Problem with Walls
A joint Anglo-French project to build a wall in Calais raises questions about the efficacy of walls. Ashley McIntyre takes a look at the proposed Calais wall and the problem with walls.
The Weaponization of Populations: What Erdogan’s strong-arming means for the European Project
Erdogan has threatened to drop out of the migrant deal should the EU not grant visa-free travel to Turkish citizens by October. Marko Gombac explores how the weaponization of populations sets a dangerous precedent for a Europe in crisis
Part IV: The Power of Migrants
Avoiding crisis and creating opportunity. Kelsey Berg discusses how the challenge facing Western nations involves utilizing the mass migration as a positive force.
Making the Journey: Female Migrants Facing Violence on Their Way to Europe
Seema Kawar explores the dangers faced by women and girl migrants and refugees along every step of their journey to Europe.
The Tragedy of Post-Gaddafi Libya
After the overthrow of Gaddafi, Libya was seen as an example of the best of the Arab Spring. Sandy Vingoe looks at the deterioration of this promising outcome.
The Economics of an Exodus: The Economic Incentive to Accepting Syrian Refugees (Part 1)
Are Syrian refugees an economic burden or benefit?