Great Decisions 2016 | Topic 4
Although Europe’s refugees are largely fleeing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and parts of Africa, their struggle is hardly unique.
As a record number of migrants cross the Mediterranean Sea, seeking refuge in Europe, the continent is struggling to come up with an adequate response. Although Europe’s refugees are largely fleeing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and parts of Africa, their struggle is hardly unique. Today, with the number of displaced people at an all-time high, a number of world powers find themselves facing a difficult question: how can they balance border security with humanitarian concerns? More importantly, what can they do to resolve these crises so as to limit the number of displaced persons?
- Europe Talks Tough on Migrant Strategies
- The March of Europe’s Little Trumps
- The Other Migrant Crisis: Cubans are Streaming North in Large Numbers
- Fear of Crime Brings Another Wave of Central American Migrants
- Southeast Asia: Refugees in Crisis
- UNCTAD Reports Rapid Rise in Migrants’ Remittances
- Dhaka: The City Where Climate Refugees are Already a Reality
- A Perilous Year for European Unity
- Sweden and Denmark Add Border Checks to Stem Flow of Migrants
- Migrant crisis: Migration to Europe explained in graphics
- Refugees Are The Wrong Target for U.S. Politicians
- An ill wind: Merkel’s refugee policy is being blown away
- Europe’s migrant crisis: Forming an orderly queue
2016 National Opinion Ballot Report
This report examines levels and trends in international migration, as well as relevant existing legal frameworks.
This report outlines government attitudes and policies on international migration.
This 2015 revision presents key findings on global demographic estimates and trends.
Khalid sketches a succinct history of international migration and considers its relevance.
This book examines possibilities for international cooperation on movement of persons, working from a concept of “global mobility” as differentiated from “international migration.”
The text examines migration trends and policies, primarily in OECD countries. It also looks at the impact of immigration on labor markets.
This State Department report provides a comprehensive overview of global human trafficking and of response frameworks.
The collected data provides an overview of human trafficking on the global and regional levels, including a summary of legal responses.
In 2014, the number of displaced persons had grown to a staggering 59.5 million. Persecution, conflict, generalized violence, and human rights violations have formed a ‘nation of the displaced’ that, if they were a country, would make up the 24th largest in the world.
A collection of essays on the subject of immigrant integration in modern America.
Economist Paul Collier discusses the impact of migration on sending and receiving countries, including the challenge of multiculturalism.