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

Coursera For Refugees: formazioni gratuite online per i rifugiati in Italia grazie alla partnership UNHCR-Coursera – UNHCR Italia

Una nuova partnership tra UNHCR e Coursera offre a rifugiati e richiedenti asilo in Italia la possibilità di partecipare a formazioni gratuite online. Sorgente: Coursera For Refugees: formazioni gratuite online per i rifugiati in Italia grazie alla partnership UNHCR-Coursera – UNHCR Italia

B and S. Karakayali (2017) The volatility of the discourse on refugees in Germany, Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies

Authors Bastian Vollmer Abstract: The anti-immigration continuum of public attitude-mediapolitics has undergone changes in the course of the “refugee crisis” in Germany. By examining migrant representations and discursive events taking place in 2015 and early 2016, we will show the volatility of the recent discourse on refugees. A historical/critical discourse analysis will show how newContinua a leggere “B and S. Karakayali (2017) The volatility of the discourse on refugees in Germany, Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies”

Today’s immigrants assimilate faster than the Europeans who came before them

And despite how it seems, we‘re actually more welcoming to them Unfortunately, Americans hold a warped collective memory of earlier immigration history. Many assume that the European immigrants of generations past assimilated quickly, unlike Latin American, Asian, or Muslim immigrants today. Not true. Lasting ethnic enclaves like Greektowns and Little Italys were typical. read: Today’sContinua a leggere “Today’s immigrants assimilate faster than the Europeans who came before them”

New narratives from the EU external border – humane refoulement?

This article discusses changes in the discourse and practice of the EU external border. Findings of a small-scale research project looking at UNHCR’S Border Management and Protection of Refugees (BMPR) programme will discuss developments taking place Sorgente: Vollmer, B. (2016), ‘New narratives from the EU external border – humane refoulement?’, Geopolitics 21(3): 717-41. | BastianContinua a leggere “New narratives from the EU external border – humane refoulement?”

Confronting The Rise In Racism: Stand Up To Racism National Conference 2016 Tickets, Sat, 8 Oct 2016 at 10:30 

Speakers include: Jeremy Corbyn MP, Labour Leader, Diane Abbott MP, Lord Alf Dubs, Kate Osamor MP, Journalist Owen Jones, Kevin Courtney NUT General Secretary, Claude Moraes MEP, Maurice Wren, Refugee Council Chief Exec, Colette Levy Hidden Child of Vichy France, Talha Almad Muslim Council of Britain, Mark Serwotka PCS Gen Sec, Sally Hunt UCU Gen Sec, ClareContinua a leggere “Confronting The Rise In Racism: Stand Up To Racism National Conference 2016 Tickets, Sat, 8 Oct 2016 at 10:30 “

What do you want to say to Theresa May? | Blogs | Amnesty International UK

On Saturday 17 September, thousands will gather march through the streets of London to send the Prime Minister a clear message: we must do more to help refugees. But if you can’t make it, we’ll put your message of solidarity on a placard and take it with us on the march. Sorgente: What do youContinua a leggere “What do you want to say to Theresa May? | Blogs | Amnesty International UK”