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· September, 2013

Stories about Migration & Immigration from September, 2013

Foreign Domestic Migrants’ Flashmob Dance in Hong Kong

Europe Warns French Minister over Statement Regarding Roma Community

Les derniers propos du Ministre français de l'Intérieur, Manuel Valls ont relancé la polémique au niveau des rapports houleux entre la France et les Roms, en France et en Europe.

Potraits in Black: Africans in Italy

Portraits in Black is a work of three photographers – Marco Ambrosi, Matteo Danesin and Aldo Sodoma – the Centre for Immigration Studies in Verona, the Cities of Verona and...

Hong Kong: Indonesian Maids Rally Against Abuse

Indian Border Guard Acquitted in Brutal Shooting of Bangladeshi Girl

Photographs of her dead body tangled in the wire were widely published at the time. The court's decision touched off a wave of anger in Bangladesh.

Hong Kong: A Cautionary Tale for Taiwan

A group of 300 individuals in Hong Kong published a statement in Taiwanese newspapers warning the Taiwan society against Sinicisation [i.e. the bad influence of mainland China]. The statement has...

China: New Visa Policies for Foreigners

Last year, the number of foreigners entering or leaving China reached 54 million. To cope with the situation, the Chinese government has introduced three new types of visas for foreigners....

Hong Kong: More Restriction Imposed on Domestic Maids

The Hong Kong government has imposed further restriction on the domestic maids and made it harder for them to quit their contract and change job. Tom Grundy pointed out that...

Derailment of ‘La Bestia’, Another Tragedy in a Broken Immigration System

Levi Bridges reflects on immigration reform and the latest derailment of 'la bestia', a Mexican train that offers migrants an alternative way of reaching the U.S.

The Influence of Francophone Africa on the French Language

The news site Afrik.com features an article on the way in which African slang has influenced the French language [fr], and informs us that Verlan is no longer a preferred...

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