The new issue of Konkret is dedicated to the German and European debate about immigrants. Several articles focus on how the German government tries to limit the possibilities of refugees to ask for asylum. 74 more words
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Immigration Control and the case of Wadih Chourey: Ticks in Statistical Boxes for the Wrong Reasons?
I am all for Strong, Effective, Robust and most any other kind of Effective Immigration Control to address the real immigration problem suffered by this country – but it must be Just and Compassionate. 696 more words
Migration and Human Rights (52): Remote Border Controls, Or How to Deal With Poor People On the Move
Many of the poorest people in the world are determined to seek a better life in wealthy countries. The governments and large swats of the populations of those countries react with increasing despair to this stubborn fact, even though the numbers of immigrants aren’t really much higher than they used to be. 981 more words
This weekend many of my clergy colleagues have given their time, money, and personal comfort to demonstrate against oppression of immigrants in this country without legal authorization. 542 more words
The neighbors catty-cornered from one of our lilacs have a beautiful grapevine growing against our common fence. For about two weeks, I’ve been noticing that their grapes have twined and vined over and through my lilac, first where it overhangs their property, and now, way into my yard. 68 more words