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· July, 2013

Stories about Migration & Immigration from July, 2013

30 July 2013

Immigrants: Much More Than an Abstract Number (Part II)

This is the second part of an interview with Mexican journalist Eileen Truax, who spoke about mainstream media and their coverage of immigration issues, among other topics.

26 July 2013

Immigrants: Much More Than an Abstract Number

Robert Valencia interviewed Mexican journalist Eileen Truax, who recently released her book ‘Dreamers: The Fight of a Generation for its American Dream’.

25 July 2013

Ethnic Slurs Haunt Alexey Navalny

RuNet Echo

Alexey Navalny came under harsh criticism from Russian opposition movement colleagues just days after he was released from Kirov jail, and as soon as it became clear that he would...

21 July 2013

Has Alexey Navalny Really Changed Russian Politics?

RuNet Echo

If convicted activist and Moscow mayoral candidate Navalny has in fact rejuvenated Russian politics, what does that look like online, where his support base is supposedly strongest?

18 July 2013

Russian Nationalists Score Victory in Opposition Council

RuNet Echo

The Coordinating Council of the Opposition has released a statement on the ethnic clashes and protests taking place in the town of Pugachev.

17 July 2013

Russian Blood on the Asphalt, Armenian Hands on the Wheel

RuNet Echo

A fatal bus crash that killed 18 has heightened anti-immigrant tensions in Russia.

With Russian Netizens Like These, Who Needs Trolls?

RuNet Echo

Pavel Astakhov, Russia's children's ombudsman, blithely raises the possibility of sending Russian orphans to be adopted in the North Caucasus. Again.

15 July 2013

Mexico Becomes Destination for Migrants

Rudi Solaris left his native Honduras because his fellow cops tried to kill him. Levi Bridges tell his story in our series on Migrant Journeys in Latin America.

9 July 2013

Vigilante Justice & Race Riots in Provincial Russia

RuNet Echo

A bar fight that broke out last weekend between two young men in a small town of Pugachev in Russia’s central Saratov region, ended with racial violence.

Global Voices Launches Partnership with North American Congress on Latin America

Global Voices and The North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) have launched a new partnership that will combine Global Voices’ focus on citizen media and NACLA’s analysis and expertise...

Decisive Moment for Pro-Immigration Movement in the United States

It has been almost 30 years since the U.S. pro-immigration movement has gotten so close to witnessing the passage of comprehensive legislation. The immigration bill that has been circling the...

Immigrants on U.S Immigration Reform

6 July 2013

Fishermen Organize First Migrant Workers’ Union in Taiwan

The first migrant workers' union was formed on May 25, 2013 in Taiwan to improve foreign fishermen's working conditions.