Monthly Archives: September 2015

Which migration journal has the highest Impact Factor?

By Carlos Vargas-Silva, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the Migration Observatory In March 2013 I joined several friends to launch the Migration Studies journal. We had been working hard on the concept for over a year, but doubts always remained. Would top … Continue reading

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Immigration and Austerity: Only Connect

By Bridget Anderson, Professor of Migration and Citizenship and Deputy Director of COMPAS There have been two big shifts in British public debate in recent months. The first is the growing discontent with the politics of austerity, most evident in the … Continue reading

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Immigration Acts and health bills

By: Myriam Cherti, Senior Researcher, COMPAS The Immigration Act 2014 heralds a new ‘crackdown’ on so-called ‘health tourism’ in the UK. The two main changes to health policy that it enacts are designed to control the supposed ‘burden’ that immigrants place on NHS finances by … Continue reading

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People move

By: Ben Doherty, Thomson Reuters Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and reporter for Guardian Australia. The history of humanity is a history of migration. Since the earliest movement of Homo erectus out of Africa across Eurasia, humankind has had reason … Continue reading

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