Category Archives: migration

Securing a Good (Female) Coyote: Women and the Facilitation of Extralegal Border Crossings

By: Gabriella Sanchez, Assistant Professor at the Center for the Advancement of Children, Youth, and Families at the Catholic University of America. This post is part of the joint blog series on ‘Gender and Migration’ co-hosted by Border Criminologies and COMPAS. Posts in … Continue reading

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The conflicting policy agendas of immigration control and ending child poverty

By: Jonathan Price, Research Officer Welfare benefit restrictions have been used by the UK government for years in an attempt to manage migration as well as create savings to the public purse. These restrictions are part of a broader package … Continue reading

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The right to have rights: Safeguarding children from destitution

By: Ben Gidley, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher The legal framework that governs how a child in Britain with migrant parents can access welfare rights is incredibly complex: on the one hand, a century of immigration and nationality legislation that … Continue reading

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Italy’s oldest and newest migrants: Challenges for second generation Somalis

By: Giulia Liberatore, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, COMPAS and Ismail Einashe, freelance journalist and researcher Long known for its history of mass emigration Italy is today one of Europe’s migrant hot spots, with an estimated 4.6 million foreign nationals residents … Continue reading

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Twenty years later the refugees are back

By: Carlos Vargas Silva, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the Migration Observatory and Isabel Ruiz, Official Fellow and Tutor in Economics at Harris Manchester College In two recent papers we explored the long-term labour market consequences for Tanzanians of hosting refugees … Continue reading

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