Opinion | We Need to Help Asylum-Seekers, Not Traumatize Them | Marisol B. Girela

When asylum-seekers—who, like refugees, are fleeing serious threats to their life or freedom—enter the U.S., we do all we can to ensure they fail. Sorgente: Opinion | We Need to Help Asylum-Seekers, Not Traumatize Them | Marisol B. Girela

Death and Migration: New article in International Migration Review — Postcards from …

In this article, newly published in International Migration Review, Simon McMahon and I unpack the relationship between migrant deaths and migration governance in the context of the so-called EU’s ‘migration crisis’. We argue that migrant deaths at sea have played a central role in shaping policy and public responses to Europe’s “crisis.” Yet relatively little […]Continua a leggere “Death and Migration: New article in International Migration Review — Postcards from …”

Aquarius. MSF risponde alle accuse

Gentile Vincenzo,ti scrivo per un commento sulla notizia di ieri del sequestro della nave Aquarius per presunte irregolarità nella gestione dei rifiuti di bordo. Il sequestro è stato richiesto dalla Procura di Catania. Il provvedimento di sequestro deriva da un’indagine sullo smaltimento dei rifiuti di bordo, con particolare riferimento ai vestiti dei migranti soccorsi, agliContinua a leggere “Aquarius. MSF risponde alle accuse”

How economic, humanitarian, and religious concerns shape European attitudes toward asylum seekers

What types of asylum seekers are Europeans willing to accept? We conducted a conjoint experiment asking 18,000 eligible voters in 15 European countries to evaluate 180,000 profiles of asylum seekers that randomly varied on nine attributes. Asylum seekers who have higher employability, have more consistent asylum testimonies and severe vulnerabilities, and are Christian rather thanContinua a leggere “How economic, humanitarian, and religious concerns shape European attitudes toward asylum seekers”