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Migration Information Source - Feature Articles

Feature Articles

MPI Associate Policy Analyst Erin Patrick presents an in-depth look at some of the controversies associated with gender-related asylum.

Marat Kengerlinsky examines the role of international assistance in Azerbaijan, which is burdened with an enormous refugee population.

Countries in the European Union received fewer asylum applications in 2003, according to Veysel Oezcan of the Social Science Research Center Berlin.

William Kandel of the USDA and Emilio Parrado of Duke University take stock of the complex interaction between migration and the U.S. meat-packing industry.

Jeffrey Passel of the Urban Institute provides a context for understanding the presence of roughly 5.3 million unauthorized Mexican immigrants in the United States.

MPI Senior Fellow and former INS Commissioner Doris Meissner examines the challenges and opportunities, past and present, posed by temporary migrant labor programs.

Jorge Durand examines Mexico's long history of and ambivalent attitude toward migration to the U.S..

The number of ethnic Germans born abroad who immigrated to their ancestral homeland in 2003 was much lower than the previous year, reports Veysel Oezcan of Humboldt University Berlin.

Ed Schenkenberg van Mierop of the International Council of International Agencies (ICVA) examines moves by non-governmental organizations and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to better coordinate the protection of refugees.

Research by Marco Martiniello of the University of Liege and Andrea Rea of the Free University of Brussels casts light on how and why unauthorized immigrants arrive and stay in Belgium.

Courtland Robinson of Johns Hopkins University analyzes steps to minimize the negative side of development, which has uprooted millions worldwide.

MPI's Kevin O'Neil examines the Philippines' sophisticated policies to promote and regulate its labor exports.

Jennifer Van Hook of Bowling Green State University examines the increase in poverty among the children of immigrants in the United States.

Christine Inglis looks at the Australian government’s renewed efforts to tighten security at the border and beyond.

Jeff Crisp weighs the pros and cons of creating safe areas for refugees in their region of origin.

A new law passed by Austria could make it more difficult to seek asylum in Austria, according to Veysel Oezcan of Humboldt University Berlin.

Christine Inglis examines the Australian government's new four-year, $20 million initiative to fight human trafficking, particularly of women.

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is struggling to achieve consensus around stricter control of undocumented immigration, according to MPI's Ken Okoth.

Veysel Oezcan of Humboldt University Berlin reports on a key ruling affecting integration, religious freedom, and educators.

Kim Hamilton, Managing Editor of The Source, outlines a research agenda for migration and development.

Christina Boswell, Senior Researcher at the Hamburg Institute of International Economics, provides an in-depth look at burden-sharing and refugee protection.

Rinus Penninx of the University of Amsterdam maps out the key elements of integration, the process by which immigrants become accepted into society.

MPI Policy Analyst Brian Ray takes an in-depth look at the importance of cities in the process of immigrant integration.

Karen Jacobsen of Tufts University examines local integration as an alternative to "warehousing" refugees in camps.

Sylvia Zappi outlines a new government action plan for integrating immigrants that reasserts France's previously abandoned assimilationist policy.

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