« Plus les lois contre les immigrés sont dures, plus les installations sont définitives »

Coauteur d’un « Atlas des immigrations », l’historien Pascal Blanchard rappelle l’incroyable dynamisme des migrations en France ces deux derniers siècles. Plutôt que se positionner « pour ou contre », il s’agit de mieux connaître les étapes majeures de cette histoire. Afin de « sortir des fantasmes et entrer dans le réel ». Une image d’Epinal domine toute l’historiographie … Lire la suite « Plus les lois contre les immigrés sont dures, plus les installations sont définitives »

EU wants rejected migrants, including minors, locked up

Member states have been told to lock up rejected migrants for as long as legally possible under EU laws, in an effort to send them back to their home countries. The European Commission is piling on pressure for governments to send unwanted migrants packing, including children, and lock up those at risk of disappearing before … Lire la suite EU wants rejected migrants, including minors, locked up

Brazil’s new migration law: a huge step forward for migrant rights protection

Toutes les nouvelles lois relatives à l’immigration ne vont pas dans le sens d’un réduction de l’immigration et des droits des migrants : This week (6 December) the Brazilian Congress voted by a majority of more than 70% in favour of the adoption of a new migration law. This law will replace the present framework … Lire la suite Brazil’s new migration law: a huge step forward for migrant rights protection

The small African region with more refugees than all of Europe

Hunger follows displaced people around north-east Nigeria, as Boko Haram and climate change drive millions from their homes As Ali Kawu eases his handcart to a halt on a recent morning in north-east Nigeria, it is the first time he has dared to stop walking in more than 24 hours. A day earlier, at 8am, Boko Haram militants … Lire la suite The small African region with more refugees than all of Europe

Understanding Impact Of Migration On Migrant Families

EU-funded researchers have been investigating the lives of migrants and migrant families both in Europe and in their country of origin to better understand the impact migration has on their life course. © Radiokafka, Shutterstock Pick up the daily newspaper or turn on the evening news and one issue that is bound to make headlines … Lire la suite Understanding Impact Of Migration On Migrant Families

Mediterranean Missing. Understanding Needs of Families and Obligations of Authorities

“Missing Migrants and Deaths at the EU’s Mediterranean Border: Humanitarian Needs and State Obligations” is a year-long research project running until September 2016, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council of the United Kingdom. Resulting from collaboration between the University of York, City University London, and the International Organization for Migration, the project is … Lire la suite Mediterranean Missing. Understanding Needs of Families and Obligations of Authorities

Migrants and their families must be at the core of any remittance framework

Remittances are a fundamental part of migration’s positive contribution to development. They represent multidirectional, voluntary, and private international monetary transfers that migrants make, individually or collectively, to people with whom they maintain close links. Out of the $581.6 billion remittances sent by international migrants in 2015, almost 75% were sent to developing countries, representing more … Lire la suite Migrants and their families must be at the core of any remittance framework

Information Note on Family Reunification for Beneficiaries of International Protection in Europe

ECRE has published today an Information Note on Family Reunification for Beneficiaries of International Protection in Europe presenting an overview of some of the most pertinent legal aspects of family reunification within Europe. Source : Information Note on Family Reunification for Beneficiaries of International Protection in Europe | European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE)