Category Archives: policy

The Life of a Multiple Migrant

By: Ayumi Takenaka, Research Officer As immigration has grown in volume, so has its complexity. Today, people do not simply move once and settle. They increasingly keep on moving, twice or more, not just between their country of origin and … Continue reading

Posted in emigration, Flows and Dynamics, immigration, journey, migration, policy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Climate change and migration: COMPAS December Breakfast Briefing

By: Ben Gidley, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher What does it feel like to be flooded? The media monitoring project at the Migration Observatory has analysed thousands of UK news articles on migration from the last few years, showing which … Continue reading

Posted in event, migration, policy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Barriers to EU citizenship: insiders and outsiders in the context of the UK

By: Sarah Walker, Research Assistant Central to the emergence of European citizenship has been the reconstruction of the boundaries of citizenship and its relationship to nation states, welfare states and labour markets. This has involved changing relations at the interstate … Continue reading

Posted in Citizenship and Belonging, migration, policy, Uncategorized, Welfare | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Light of Evidence 3: Continuing the policy debate

By: Ben Gidley, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher COMPAS’s original brief was to conduct research that provided new evidence, challenged assumptions, developed theory, and informed policy and public debate in the migration field: this remains true today. Our work has explored … Continue reading

Posted in event, immigration, integration, migration, policy, research | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sticking plaster solutions? City-level responses to destitute migrant families

By: Jonathan Price, Research Officer Laws and policies framing the entitlements of migrants to welfare benefits lie at the intersection of two of Europe’s most contentious contemporary public debates: immigration and welfare. These often tense and emotive debates are the … Continue reading

Posted in human rights, immigration, integration, migration, policy, research, Welfare | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment