Category: Migration

Migration and Bordering: The only aliens are us

Migration and Bordering: The only aliens are us

Image: https://unsplash.com/@ev   By Adam Lau In the history of colonisation and migration, people have been moving globally to different countries and locations for centuries, in order to discover new lands and to seek a new way of life. Europeans who historically...

British Border Patrol: The Capitalist Edition

British Border Patrol: The Capitalist Edition

By Harry Pickering Imagine now that you’re a 2.1 student and have walked into university to complete an essay. Perhaps you’re heading to the shops, to pick up some essentials etc. Now imagine that someone walks up to you and prevents you from doing these things simply...

Migration Patterns in Germany and the U.S.

Migration Patterns in Germany and the U.S.

  By Defne Akdal History has been shaped and built on migration. From early human migration to evade hot climat​e conditions to modern-day asylum seekers, it plays a crucial role in shaping societies. Countries such as the U.S. are built on immigration while other...

Refugees’ Fate During a Pandemic

Refugees’ Fate During a Pandemic

Image: https://unsplash.com/@brunocervera   By Nurin Binti Abd Manap Resettlement is the transfer of refugees from an asylum country to another state that has agreed to admit them and ultimately grant them permanent settlement. A chance for refugees to find their...

Migration: Impact of COVID-19 on refugees

Migration: Impact of COVID-19 on refugees

Image: https://unsplash.com/@jricard   By Dany Lakkis Refugees have been especially hit hard by the global outbreak of Covid-19. Refugee camps were already underfunded and barely liveable in; and with COVID-19 roaming around new basic necessities such as masks, soap,...