Artículos de Revistas o Periódicos

THE AGENDA / .MicCheck

U.S. government reveals legal argument for striking U.S. citizens with drones The New York Times On Monday, a federal appeals court in New York made public a redacted version of a 2010 Department of Justice memo that signed off on the targeted killing of an American citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, without a trial. The memo, signed by acting […]

Modern slavery: UN rights experts welcome new international agreement on forced labour / United Stations Humans Right

“GENEVA (13 June 2014) – A group of United Nations independent experts* on slavery, migrants, trafficking, sale and sexual exploitation of children, and internally displaced persons today welcomed the adoption by the International Labour Conference of a legally binding international Protocol to respond to today’s challenge of forced labour worldwide. “An international legally binding Protocol […]

One million Syrians in Lebanon : a milestone quickly passed / CADMUS

“Author: THIBOS, Cameron Date: 2014 Abstract: Lebanon received its one-millionth refugee from Syria on April 3rd, an event that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN’s refugee agency, called a “devastating milestone.” Unfortunately, markers such as these only show the distance travelled but not how far is left to go. This one was quickly […]

Family and Nostalgia Draw Immigrants Back to Mexico / MATT

Mexican immigrants are returning home in significant numbers but it’s not mainly due to the tepid U.S. economy, according to a survey released on Tuesday. Returning migrants said family and nostalgia drew them back to Mexico, trumping joblessness, health and other concerns. A historic wave of immigration from Mexico has dried up in recent years. A2012 report by […]

Latino Jobs Growth Driven by U.S. Born / Pew Research

“Immigrants No Longer the Majority of Hispanic Workers BY RAKESH KOCHHAR For the first time in nearly two decades, immigrants do not account for the majority of Hispanic workers in the United States. Meanwhile, most of the job gains made by Hispanics during the economic recovery from the Great Recession of 2007-09 have gone to U.S.-born […]

A Journal of Border Studies / Cultural Encounters, Conflicts, and Resolutions

The focus of this peer reviewed journal is borders studies as a discipline dedicated to examining encounters, conflicts and resolutions within national, political, social, cultural, religious, racial, and educational borders. It analyzes borders as a physical, psychological and symbolic experience that affects relationships and negotiations among people around the world. The journal is interdisciplinary in […]

Urge proteger a los niños, no deportarlos y enfocarse en los factores a raíz de la crisis / NALACC

Statement from Oscar Chacón, Executive Director of the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities (NALACC) La violencia y la ausencia de seguridad pública son los dos factores predominantes detrás del éxodo de niños desde países centroamericanos. Los niños son cada vez más el blanco social y las víctimas de esta violencia. La Administración […]

Migration / Caritas

“People have always moved away from their homes to find work or to escape war, natural disasters, poverty, persecution, inequality and hunger. Migration has always happened and always will. It has long been a risky undertaking, which leaves many people very vulnerable to exploitation and abuse, whether they are moving inside their own countries or […]

African migrants in Qatar, victims of recruitment fraud and racial prejudice / Juste Here

“There’s a new wave of migration from Africa to Qatar and these migrants are victims of both unethical recruitment practices in their home countries and of racial prejudice here, reports Abu Taqiudin. Among the many people who wave down Kwabena’s taxi in Doha every day, are those that would look at him through the window and […]

STATE VIOLENCE AGAINST MIGRANTS: PHOTOS FROM THE SPANISH-MOROCCAN BORDER / Migrants Rights

“The Spanish-Moroccan border simultaneously represents hope and despair for sub-Saharan African migrants seeking entry into Europe; the area has become a ‘landing spot’ for migrants to recuperate and strategize entry into Spain, while consequently the site of systematic rights violations by both Spanish and Moroccan authorities. Journalist and Photographer Benni Klib visited refugees living on Mountain […]

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