Stories about Migration & Immigration from February, 2022
Tetiana Bezruk chronicles how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forced friends and families to leave their homes in Kyiv for the second time, eight years after they escaped the Donbas conflict.
"At five in the morning, friends called us to tell us this is war. We packed what we had and took to the road."
A resident of Avdiivka, an eastern Ukrainian town only a few kilometres from occupied Donetsk, discusses living with the Donbas war on the doorstep, and the threat of further fighting.
As in previous circumstances, emigration has once again become an escape route from the nation's economic and political crisis.
In Hong Kong, foreign domestic workers face an ’emerging crisis’ as COVID-19 limits housing, travel options
A 35-year-old Filipina foreign domestic worker who had her visa application denied was forced to live on the streets of Hong Kong for two nights after testing positive for COVID-19.
Death of a Venezuelan infant during sea crossing exposes shortcomings in Trinidad and Tobago's refugee policy
"This incident highlights the plight faced by people on the move during desperate and dangerous journeys to safety."
"That is our reality. They want the quiet ones. The ones who can be silenced." An account by a Nepali migrant worker who returned home after spending 3 months in Qatar.