Stories about Migration & Immigration from January, 2017
In reality, it's damned hard.
A crowdsourced database started by an Iranian MIT professor offers a snapshot of the impact of Trump's ban on Iranian nationals.
"My timeline is full of stories of people impacted by #Trump’s order. They are in shock & can’t believe it."
"If you want to know if you are going the right way follow women of color, brothers and sisters."
"If you’re not sure how to feel about the ad, why not ask an Aboriginal person who they feel about it. And if you don’t know any Aboriginal people… well…"
In some cases, children as young as five years of age share in their family’s labor when they really should be playing or studying at school.
“I feel that I am in exile not just physically, my mind is also in exile."
"We have to enjoy it rather than sitting down [and being] sad," says Michelle Saluta, a domestic worker, about her day off each week.
Local observers argue that real policies to protect migrant workers' rights are still absent in the wealthy Asian city state, however.
"Europa: An Illustrated Introduction to Europe for Migrants and Refugees" tries to explain the continent's history and politics through the lens of conflict and migration.
"The refugees were so scared and distressed and they said the police did not give them any food or medical treatment. "