Monthly Archives: January 2014

Final Destination Maghreb: The transformation of transit countries

By: Myriam Cherti, Senior Researcher While European countries continue to restrict entry through ever tighter border controls, migrants heading for Europe continue to leave home, often becoming ‘stuck’ in countries that they had only hoped to pass through. As a result, countries … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ten features of labour immigration policies in high-income countries

By: Martin Ruhs, University Lecturer in Political Economy and Senior Researcher How do high-income countries regulate labour immigration? I have analysed policies in over 46 countries and this blog summarises some of the key findings.  For a more detailed discussion, see my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Barriers to migration: Are policing and fencing the answer?

By: Mette Berg, Departmental Lecturer, Anthropology of Migration Just before Christmas I read an article in the Financial Times about increasing numbers of migrants trying to enter Ceuta and Melilla. These two Spanish cities on the Moroccan coast represent the only way of entering … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment