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Refugee, Asylum-Seeker, and Migrant Perceptions on Cash Assistance: Istanbul, Gaziantep, and Izmir Turkey30 November, 2017
This report analyses the views of refugees, asylumseekers, and migrants surveyed in Istanbul, Gaziantep, and Izmir, Turkey between 29 September and 18 October 2017.
Refugee, Asylum seekers, protect migrants
12 August, 2017
This book examines the issue of irregular transit Migration to the EU by presenting the case of the Afghans.
Transit, Irregular migration, Migratory journey
4 May, 2017
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the impact of EU policies in addressing the so-called European migration or refugee ‘crisis’ in 2015 and 2016.
Irregular migration, Cross-Mediterranean flow, Migrant deaths, EU Migration Policy
31 March, 2017
Research on the role of social networks in human Migration has mainly relied on single snapshots in time.This paper focuses on the changes in composition and usage of the transnational networks of
Transnational networks, Transit migration, Personal network, Analysis, Network change
14 March, 2017
Despite externalized Migration policies within Europe in order to secure borders and an enormous concern for human Smuggling in the Media and political debates, people continue to cross borders und
Smuggling, Borders, Unwanted entries, Migrants
14 February, 2017
On the morning of September 2, 2015, photojournalist Nilüfer Demir captured the image of a drowned three-year-old Syrian refugee, Alan Kurdi, washed ashore on a beach in Bodrum, Turkey.
Children, migrant wellbeing, Migrants death, Public attitudes, Safe migration, Sea travel, Solidarity
1 February, 2017
On 13 July 2016, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation establishing a union resettlement Framework.
Origin and Transit Countries, Migrants death, Policy, Family, Sea travel, Safety, Safe migration
31 January, 2017
Abstract: The European Union (EU) has faced one of its biggest crises with the rise of population inflows through its Eastern and Southern neighbours as well as movements within the Union.
Asylum, Migration, Cooperation, Policy, Politics, Migrant flow
A Tale of Two Cities: Multiple Practices of Bordering and Degrees of ‘Transit’ in and through Turkey
30 January, 2017
Turkey has been part of an expanding European border regime through the construct of ‘transit’.
Externalization, Transit, Bordering, City/Urban
1 January, 2017
As of March 2016, 4.8 million Syrian Refugees were scattered in two dozen countries by the civil war.
Smuggling, Trafficking in persons, Asylum, Balkan route, Forced migration, Refugee
The Role of Migration-Specific and Migration Relevant Policies in Migrant Decision-Making in Transit
1 January, 2017
This paper examines the role of Migration-specific and Migration-relevant policies in migrant decisionmaking factors for onwards Migration or stay in Greece and Turkey.
Migration policies, Transit migration, Irregular migration
Syrian Refugees in Turkey: pathways to precarity, differential inclusion, and negotiated citizenship rights
1 January, 2017
This article addresses the question of how to understand the relation among precarity, differential inclusion, and citizenship status with regard to Syrian Refugees in Turkey.
Syrian Refugees, precarity, differential inclusion, citizenship rights
12 December, 2016
This book analyzes the externalization of the EU’s immigration and Asylum practices towards non-member transit countries and the consequences of this process.
Asylum Policy, Asylum, Irregular migration, Transit migration, Transit
22 August, 2016
The Sarp land border gate between Turkey and Georgia has become Turkey’s gateway to the East in recent years.
Irregular migration, Border management, Sarp gate
6 August, 2016
Thousands of irregular migrants and Refugees are transported from conflict areas and/or underdeveloped countries to wealthy Western states.
Irregular migration, Smuggling, Refugee, Crime
Management of irregular Migration: Syrians in Turkey as paradigm shifters for forced Migration studies
3 August, 2016
In the context of the series of civil wars that have struck the Middle East since the 1980s, the politico-economic changes in the post-Soviet geography of Eastern Europe and the Russian states, and
precarity, Statelessness, Forced migration, Irregular migration, Refugee, Labour law
1 July, 2016
Turkey has recently transitioned from being largely a country of out-migration and transit migration to a country of destination for many of migrants seeking Employment as well as Refugees from Syr
Refugee, Trafficking in persons, Labour migration, Migration policy
7 June, 2016
Published prior to the UK's EU referendum, this briefing paper argues that a number of factors may combine to cause significant numbers of Turks to make use of free movement rules following th
Border management, Employment, Free Movement, Policy