Category Archives: emigration

The Scottish diaspora and Scottish independence

By: Rob McNeil,  Head of Media and Communications, Migration Observatory (This piece was first published as a Migration Observatory Commentary) Emigration and identity Much of the discussion around the relevance of migration and migrants to the Scottish independence debate revolves around … Continue reading

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Anthology of writing about migration available free online

By: Michael Keith, Director, and Bridget Anderson, COMPAS Deputy Director This blog was first posted by Migrants’ Rights Network, 15 April 2014. This week the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford publishes online a … Continue reading

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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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