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09
May

The High Cost of Living

by Greg Beckett, author of There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince On March 31, 2019, a small twin-engine outboard boat full of Haitian migrants capsized off the …

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18
Dec

Towards A Better Life: International Migrants Day

“We need to convert a dread of the unfamiliar ‘Other’ into empathy, solidarity, and a democratizing desire for cultural difference.” — Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, editor of Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World …

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29
Nov

Walls That Wound

By Ieva Jusionyte, author of Threshold: Emergency Responders on the US-Mexico Border As news about migrant caravans traveling from Central America caught Washington’s attention last month, the government deployed over five thousand troops …

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27
Nov

Asylum Seekers: Lives in Transit

The recent tear gassing of Central American asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border serves as a stark reminder to us all of the reasons for why people seek asylum in the first …

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21
Aug

Skills of the “Unskilled”

By Jacqueline Hagan, co-author of Skills of the “Unskilled”: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants This guest post is published in advance of the American Sociological Association conference in Chicago.Check back every day for new posts …

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17
Jun

Nicole Constable Launches Her Book in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a meeting place for migrant domestic workers, traders, refugees, asylum seekers, tourists, businessmen, and local residents. In Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor, Nicole …

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