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· August, 2013

Stories about Migration & Immigration from August, 2013

30 August 2013

The Politics of Moscow's Migrant Crime Statistics

RuNet Echo

Moscow's next mayor will have little influence over domestic immigration policy, but that doesn't stop candidates from weighing in on the topic.

28 August 2013

Russia's Unpopular but “Necessary” Illegal Immigrant Camps

RuNet Echo

At the end of July, Moscow's Governor proposed a new detention center for illegal immigrants on a former military base near the Yegoryevsky district. Not everyone is thrilled.

Choosing ‘Exile’ Over Break-up, US Citizens Follow ‘Banned’ Spouses Abroad

Families tell their stories online through social media, where they also raise awareness about their cases and pressure US legislators to include their families in the much anticipated immigration reform.

19 August 2013

Can the Movie “Elysium” Explain Immigration Today?

Elysium, a movie set in the year 2155 starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, attempts to offer an insight into the U.S. immigration system if comprehensive reform takes place

14 August 2013

#YoViajoPara: Why do Latin Americans Travel?

Travelers discussed on Twitter under the hashtag #YoViajoPara the reasons why they love to visit other places.

9 August 2013

NACLA-GV Podcast—Latin America: Migrant Journeys

Global Voices contributor Robert Valencia and NACLA writer Joseph Nevins discuss immigration reform in the United States. This podcast is part of the NACLA-Global Voices series, Latin America: Migrant Journeys.

8 August 2013

Bangladesh Housing Project Flattens Flora and Fauna in Gazipur

The development near capital Dhaka destroyed the greenery and the ecology of 1,600 acres of agricultural lands, forests and water bodies.

Moscow Police Round Up Migrants in “Concentration Camps”

RuNet Echo

After last week’s police raids on outdoor markets throughout Moscow, thousands of allegedly illegal migrants have been detained and placed in makeshift camps.

6 August 2013

Russians Wary of Snowden Asylum

RuNet Echo

Snowden's decision to hitch his wagon to Putin's makes opposition and human rights activists uneasy, while his status as a defected "spy" alienates many of Putin's supporters.

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