Category Archives: emigration

The Crisis in Ukraine and its Implications for Migration in Europe

By: Franck Düvell, Senior Reseacher In Russia, Putin has established a kleptocracy, a regime which allows the elites to plunder the country and its people (Granville 2003, The Guardian 2010, Bobinski 2014 ), and it is this system as much … Continue reading

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Health and border control

By: Hiranthi Jayaweera, Senior Researcher The UK coalition government has recently put forward proposals to further regulate migrants’ access to health care provision by extending charging for some services, for some groups. This includes an ‘immigration health surcharge’ (proposed around … Continue reading

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Flight and Fight

By: Nick Van Hear, Senior Researcher and Deputy Director Educated but largely jobless young(ish) people – including many with tertiary education – appear to be drivers of both recent worldwide protests and much global migration.  This seems to be the … Continue reading

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The Good Worker

By: Dace Dzenovska, Senior Researcher and Marie Curie Fellow Images: Ricardo Hernández Santiago, independent artist, Oxford In the early 1990s, I went to visit a friend in Ireland. I recall crossing the Irish border proudly with a newly acquired Latvian … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia and its immigrants

By: Iain Walker, Senior Research Officer Migrant workers and the Gulf states go together like bread and butter, but there are changes in the air. It started in the late 1980s with Omanization in Oman, which has been reasonably successful … Continue reading

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