Migration in the news

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17 days from Rakhine to Aceh by boat (NZZ, in German, may need subs, 10Apr)

New Zealand tightens visa rules (CBS 8 Apr)

"Immobile India": 30% internal mig. but most to marry or within same state (Econ 27 Mar)

Est. 40% global migrants within global south; 20% own country (Stanford, citing UN, 7 Mar)

Texas spends $1mil on 4 planeloads of migrants (NPR 23 Feb)



"Train surfing" on "La Bestia" through Mexico (again) (Al Jazeera 5 Oct)

Human trafficking between Horn of Africa and Arabia (IOM 26 July)

"An uprecedentedly large wave of mass migration is under way" (Economist, 3 Jun)

Italy's "state of emergency over 'migration congestion' " (Al Jaz. 12 Apr)

lllegal migration to Switz. nearly tripled in 2022 (Swiss Info 19 Jan)

"Indians are leaving the country in droves" (Economic Times, 9 Jan)



"LA Declaration" (west hemisphere migration) (Boston Globe, June)

Migration and the "dark side" of globalisation (LSE, Jan)



The Poland-Belarus border and "no-man's-land (Economist, Sept)

By dinghy from Western Sahara to Canary Islands (BBC, Aug)

"Croatia wants [digital nomad] tourists to stay"; some do (CNN, Feb)

Eastern Europe's pandemic-induced "brain gain" (Economist, Jan)



Inconsistent US asylum rulings, 2009-18 (San Diego UT, Aug)

Coronavirus cuts remittances (Reuters, June)

Pandemic slows global migration (NY Times, May)



Migrants who built new China paying in broken hands, backs and hearts (Econ., Nov)

31% in Latin America "hope to move abroad permanently" (Economist, Sep)

"Hong Kongers eye exits" (CNA, Sept)

Chinese customers for "golden" visas and passports (Economist, July)

New US 3rd country asylum rule hinders collective response (UNHCR, July)

Aviation workers unhappy with forced deportations (airport-technology.com, Feb)

Australia, ill refugees, Nauru, Manus, Liberals vs Labor (Economist, Feb)



US refugee admissions at 40 year low (Migration Policy Institute, Dec)

UN approves Global Compact on Refugees  (Toronto Star, Dec)

Mass expulsion of Congolese from Angola  (Reuters, 14 Oct)

AHA against destroying US Border Patrol records (AHA Perspectives, July)

"Last migrating shepherd of the Indian Himalayas" (Telegraph, 29 May)

"Least talked-about" migrant crisis (Venez. to Columbia) (NPR, 21 Feb)

Illegal US immigration to Mexico (Economist, 10 Feb)

Memories from a US border patrol agent (NPR (F. Cantu), 6 Feb)

France plans tighter rules on migration, asylum (Economist, 13 Jan)



Slovakia: increased migration from Serbia (Economist, 16 Sep)

Denmark: family planning aid helps lower migr. pressure (BBC, 13 Jul)

Uganda's refugee policy model (NZZ, 25 Apr (in German))

Hamid's "Exit West" (review) (NY Times, 7 Mar)

End to wet foot, dry foot [Cuba] (Economist, 21 Jan)



Flight from Venezuela to Curaçao (NY Times, 25 Nov)

Low, but immigration to Japan on increase (Economist, 20 Aug)

41 million internally displaced in 2015 (record) (VOA, 11 May)

New European Migrant Smuggling Center (Europol, 22 Feb)



(Pew) Net 15% flow, US to Mexico, 2009-14 (NY Times, 20 Nov)

Sao Paolo Exhibit: faces of Brazilian Immigrants (ANBA, 6 Nov)

Stranded in Budapest  (NY Times, 2 Sept)

Rohingyas from Myanmar  (Economist, 23 May)

Refugee stowaways on ferry that caught fire  (MaritEx, 1 Jan)



"Worst refugee crisis" since World War II (Economist, 13 Dec)

Spain's entrepreneurship visa (NY Times, 23 Nov)

Canada lets local governments pick immigrants (CFR, 6 Aug)

More funds for US-Mex. border control? (SanDiego UT, 8 July)

Response to influx of Cent-Am children (NY Times, 28 June)

Central American children to the USA  (NY Times, 25 June)

"The Way North" (Immigration along I-35)  (NY Times, 25 May)

"First step...is for more immigrants to vote" (NY Times, 22 May)

25 years since iron curtain pierced  (Landbote (German), 2 May)

Switzerland overturns its immigration policy toward EU (9 Feb)

"America's Deportation Machine" (Economist, 9 Feb)

"Refugee roulette" (NY Times, 2 Feb)

Canadian Calm (Economist, 18 Jan)


Immigration and high one-way airfares to UK (etn, 29 Dec)

Haitian emigrants vs Bahamas (Miami Herald, 28 Nov)

Mexico, new land of opportunity (NY Times, 21 Sep)

Israel's immigrants from East Africa (NY Times, 19 Sep)

Legally self-employed illegal immigrants (LA Times, 14 Sep)

Video game about migration bureaucracy (Boston Globe, 17 Aug)

Russia rounds up unusual suspects  (NY Times, 13 Aug)

Australia's Papua New Guinea solution (NY Times, 19 July)

Saudia Arabia's Nitiqat Law impacts Indian workers (ET, 9 May)

South Korea's rising use of foreign workers (Bloomberg, 21 Feb)



See also:

Migration challenges
Migration today
Europe's refugee conundra

US immigration reform since 2013

Migration News (UC Davis, 1994-2014)


                           This page last updated 10-April-2024