Stories about Migration & Immigration from December, 2015
Global Voices’ community-driven newsroom worked hard this year to build understanding across borders. Take a look back at some of the people and places we learned about in 2015.
Latifa Ibn Ziaten talks to French students about her son's murderer. And why they shouldn't follow in his path.
In a country in the throes of war, celebrating Christmas can be an act of both profound naïvete and staunch resistance.
Though Internet users only recently debunked a false English-language meme about Japan's alleged restrictions on Muslims, it's far from true that Japan necessarily welcomes immigrants and refugees with open arms.
"...migrant domestic workers in Singapore live and work under state regulations that place them squarely in the position of indentured slaves..."
"We see a narrative of sustained suffering and sustained adaptation until a tipping point is reached and then a decision to migrate is taken.”
Hungary is stepping up efforts to block European Union plans to relocate some 120,000 refugees across the continent.
Yemeni blogger Noon Arabia visits a few of the camps where some of Jordan's 650,000 Syrian refugees are living under difficult circumstances.
When will father come home? Sometimes months, sometimes years, sometimes never.
Greece deported 49 people to Pakistan and Pakistan has sent back 30 of them, as the two countries find themselves on opposite ends of an ever-worsening refugee crisis.
When migrants decide to go to the US for a better future, they often rely on lenders to afford the trip, but often they became unwilling partners with the coyotes.