Economic migrants

Reza Hasmath: The Ethnic Penalty? European Migrants and Integration in the Labour Market (Video)

Dr. Reza Hasmath is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta. For more information about Dr. Hasmath's research see his website.

https://youtu.be/hiAKWD6tHr0

 

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Eva Lemaire: Voices of Migrant Minors: Navigating Immigration to France via Education, Social Welfare, and Immigration

Born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, in the North of France, I can catch a glimpse of the English Coast from my childhood-bedroom window, weather permitting. How many migrants have also cast their gaze in the same direction, upon the cliffs of Folkstone or Dover (England), an “El Dorado” seemingly within easy reach?

Currently, due to international politics, Syrian refugees are converging in the North of France, in Boulogne and even more so in Calais, which has long been a fulcrum point for migrant populations...

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Marie-Anne Coninsx: Refugees: a big challenge for solidarity in Europe and the world (Video)

Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambassador of the European Union to Canada, visited the University of Alberta on October 28, 2015. This video podcast has been co-funded with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this video are the sole responsibility of the organizers and can not be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission.

https://youtu.be/Ia_Fm1D-E1o?list=PLTFxtb30TfsuGiRnGQO7xZDAodaQiUnN9

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Srdja Pavlovic: Refugees Ante Portas: Reflections on Strategies of Accommodation in the Age of Disposable Life

The ongoing refugee crisis has significant impact on the framework the European Union applies in order to coordinate and develop border management for member states as well as on the migration processes within the EU itself. Established as the EU agency in 2004 and tasked with helping border authorities from different EU countries work together, FRONTEX is seeing its fundamental premises tested and questioned on a daily basis.

In truth, it is nothing new to argue that the idea about the uninterrupted movement of people within the EU has been plagued by contradictions from the early days of the European Union...

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