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3rd European #Migration Forum – Application process has started

 A “Call for Expressions of Interest” for the 3rd meeting of the European Migration Forum has been released. The forum will take place in Brussels, 2-3 March 2017, with the theme “Migrants’ access to the EU, to rights and to services: Challenges and ways forward”. 327 more words

Civil Society

Appreciation

Before I tell you about my time in Texas, I want to tell you about me and a tiny bit about my community…

Someone once told me that they thought I was “ethnically ambiguous.” They’d obviously never spent a lot of time in South Texas, where I’m from, because I look like everyone else down there. 606 more words

The migrant led strikes of the past can inform our present and future

Xenophobic racism, legitimised by the political classes, obscures points of solidarity between working class Britons and migrants

by Maya Goodfellow Follow @mayagoodfellow

“A person like me, I am never scared of anybody”, Jayaben Desai told her manager before leading a mass walk-out of the Grunwick film processing plant in north-west London in the summer of 1976. 1,084 more words

This Week In Whitesplaining

Makeshift Buildings in China Collapse Killing at Least 22

At least 22 people have died after a row of makeshift buildings collapsed in Southern China on Monday.

Six people were rescued from the rubble, including one young girl who is thought to have survived because she was shielded by the bodies of her parents. 99 more words

Migrant Laborers as Tourists

A few days ago I was walking out of the subway station, when I became aware of a giant, dark blue bag in my field of vision. 406 more words

Random Reflections

To Doha via Dilli

The twinkly-eyed 9-year-old with a toothy grin was dodging his brother’s arm. In the background, he heard his uncle and parents talk about life in ‘Dilli’ and of the money to be made. 3,101 more words

Child Labour

Russia Warehouse Fire Kills 16 Migrant Workers

At least 16 migrant workers, reportedly from Kyrgyzstan, have been killed, following a fire at a warehouse, in the Russian capital, Moscow. 135 more words

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