Immigration

June, 2019

  • 11 June

    Pressure Grows on Africa to Take Back its Migrants

    Europe’s focus on returns risks destabilizing receiving countries and aggravating the root causes of migration.

  • 8 June

    Convicts are Returning to Farming – Anti-immigrant Policies are the Reason

    As current anti-immigrant policies diminish the supply of migrant workers, farmers are not able to find the labor they need. So prison systems have responded by leasing convicts to growers desperate for workers.

May, 2019

  • 18 May

    The Emigration Election: Why the EU is Not Like America

    Migration is not the defining issue for most Europeans. As they head to the polls, concerns about the economy and climate change often have higher or equal salience.

February, 2019

  • 4 February

    Maghreb’s Changing Politics of Migration

    Political challenges and deep inequalities fuel the sharp rise in irregular migration from North Africa.

January, 2019

  • 8 January

    Is There a Crisis at the US-Mexico Border? 6 Essential Reads

    Immigration experts explain who's really trying to cross the US-Mexico border, what they want — and why immigration, even undocumented immigration, actually benefits the country.

December, 2018

  • 8 December

    Will Next Week’s Migration Compact be Global?

    African countries should use the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration as a basis to develop better continental migration governance systems.

August, 2018

  • 15 August

    Here’s What Will Happen If DACA Ends

    What would the end of DACA mean for the 704,000 Dreamers currently enrolled? DACA provides a two-year period of work authorization and protection from deportation. A prohibition on renewal applications would, therefore, mean that DACA recipients lose these protections on a rolling basis over the next two years.

June, 2018

  • 19 June

    Ideology First: Italy’s Troubled Approach to Migration

    Far from leading to substantive reforms, Rome’s new line on immigration risks deepening the rift in the EU.

March, 2018

  • 14 March

    The Refugee Crisis in Greece

    For thousands of refugees, the Mediterranean Sea is the last obstacle. On distant shores lies Greece, a center for displaced persons. In 2016 alone, over 50,000 refugees applied for asylum in Greece. Thousands more are to join their ranks since then. Hundreds drown in capsized vessels and makeshift rafts every year — a grim testament to the hardships many refugees are willing to endure for the chance at a better life.

February, 2018

  • 2 February

    Immigration: Trump’s Actions Being Opposed by Investors

    NY State and City Comptrollers Thomas P. DiNapoli and NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer join 41 American companies in charge against President Trump’s executive orders and proclamation.