Stories about Migration & Immigration from May, 2014
The likely deal between Australia and Cambodia to resettle asylum seekers has met with lots of criticism.
Expats flock to the city for the high quality of life and abundant work opportunities, but many say rental property prices are too expensive for the average worker.
Cuban diaspora blog My big, fat, Cuban family shares 59 “wonderful truths” about aging.
Julen at the Artisan Consulting Network points [es] at some of the problems should migrants and their condition of being threatened, strangers, others: Coy glances, whispered conversations. The other is no longer mine. Maybe he thought that some day he would be. Or not. But not now, it is no longer...
Hisham Almiraat interviews blogger Makaila Nguebla about student leader Issa Kelei's arrest and the condition of Chadian students in Algeria.
The digital edition of Rumbos [es] magazine analyzes the Galician influence in Argentina, and explains the country had two big migratory flows: between 1857 and 1930, a millon Galician arrived; and between 1946 and 1960, came another 110,000. From that total amount, 600,000 made Argentina their final home. Thus, half...
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) invites young people under the age of 25 to submit original 5-minute videos on migration, diversity and social inclusion to the Plural+2014 film festival. Three winning videos will receive $1000 and the makers will be invited to New York City to attend an...
Recent moves by moderate President Hassan Rouhani suggest things could change in the future, but returning still remains risky. Iranian-Canadian photographer Saman Aghvami attempted to capture the nostalgia.
The French blog Rue89 analyzes the results [fr] of the Pew Center Survey on attitudes toward immigrants and minority groups in the European Union. Rue89 highlights that Roma population are the most ostracized minority group, especially in Italy and France : It also highlights that negative opinions about Roma, Muslims and...
On the eve of European elections, two French artists will tour Europe to meet with as many types of Europeans as possible.
A video advocacy project highlights the situation of migrant workers in Malaysia.
"This huge urban centre, New York, opened up my eyes and made me look at myself, also multiplied, in conceiving myself as Salvadorian, Central American, Latin American."
“Rural migrant worker”, a unique term in China,refers to a class of citizens no longer employed in the agricultural sector who nevertheless retain their legal status as peasants. ChinaFile published an interesting infographic explaining their situations and the problems rural migrant workers are facing in today's society.