Stories about Migration & Immigration from June, 2017
Netizens bullied Yao Chen, a famous Chinese actress who is the UN Refugee Agency’s first Goodwill Ambassador in China, and rejected the idea of taking in refugees.
But as shown by the increasing numbers of children with parents working abroad, the lines are already being redrawn by economic pressures.
"Our community is just a small part of the Balkan cultural mosaic, but nevertheless it provides important contribution to the overall European diversity."
The region has a painful legacy of war that has divided people along ethnic and religious lines.
While the federal government of Nigerians is congratulating the new MPs, some Nigerians say the government should not appropriate the electoral victory of the British-Nigerians.
"It is horrifying that most Ethiopians have not shown an interest in returning home despite risk of violence."
"The majority of the refugees have been seriously damaged physically and mentally and this money is not even enough to cover the medical expenses..."
"This is the end for Turkmenistan. The crisis has reached the country. Now we’ll see the appearance of the Central Asian Venezuela."
"There were days when over 10,000 human beings would cross the border, and everyone (except small children) had to buy the tickets...Where are the money gone, you f*cking thieves?!"
A Physicist Who Always Dreamed of Working in the US Says It’s No Longer the ‘Global Center of Science’
His family zigzagged the globe in pursuit, and defense, of science. Now, he's worried about the future of science in the US.
They were in the US legally due to a statute offered to people from countries in crisis. Now, their crisis is deemed over, but it's not easy to return home.
A settlement half inhabited and half under-construction is the “solution” offered in Marianao, an illegal neighborhood on the outskirts of Havana.
When Prudence Nandaula got a new job in Kuwait, she was thrilled. But when she arrived, her passport was taken from her — and she was given a mop.
Afghan Mukhtarli thought he had escaped Azerbaijan. He ended up back there, without his passport and facing jail time.