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17 October, 2017
The EU is struggling to cope with the so-called “migration crisis” that has emerged over the past few years. Designing the right policies to address immigration requires a deep understanding of its
Irregular migration, Migration trends, Climate Change
Youth on the Move: Investigating decision-making, migration trajectories and expectations of young people on the way to Italy1 October, 2017
Since March 2016, more than 260,000 people have arrived on Italian shores.
Irregular migration, Child migration, Youth, Journey to Europe
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
3 February, 2017
In 2016, an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 migrants transited through Mali on their way to Algeria and Libya.
Irregular migration, Smuggling, Networks
13 July, 2015
Migrant journeys are often conceived as linear movement from a sending country to a
receiving country. However, a recent work suggests that the notion of linear migrant journeys is a
Borders, Dublin Regulation, Asylum
Europe is no longer the only ‘El Dorado’ for sub-Saharan Africans: the case of contemporary Senegalese Migration to Turkey
24 April, 2015
Europeans generally assume that sub-Saharan Africa is a continent in Crisis, whose population is desperately seeking to enter the European El Dorado.
Violence, Vulnerability and Migration: Trapped at the Gates of Europe. A report on the situation of sub-Saharan migrants in an irregular situation in Morocco
1 March, 2013
A new report by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) outlines the impact of precarious living conditions and widespread criminal and institutional violence on the Health of undocu
Undocumented, Violence, Health, Vulnerable
Mobilities and Sediments: Spatial Dynamics in the Context of Contemporary Sub-Saharan African Migration to Europe
1 January, 2012
Contemporary African Migration to the European Union (EU) is triggered by global interconnectedness, but at the same time it is opposed by the hard borders of the EU.
Mobilities turn, Mobility, Place
1 January, 2012
Sub-Saharan African Migration towards the European Union (EU) belongs to one of the most stigmatized forms of Migration of the 21st century.
Migration trajectories, Canary Islands, Transit migration, Borders
1 January, 2006
The article considers the prospects for a ‘Mediterranean Solution’ to address European Union (EU) concerns with transit Migration from Sub-Saharan Africa via the Maghreb states and the Southern Med
Irregular migration, Transit migration, ‘Mediterranean Solution’, Trafficking in persons, Smuggling
International Development Studies, Department of Human Geography and Planning, Utrecht University, the NetherlandJoris Schapendonk
16 November, 2001
In the late 1990s transit Migration to the European Union (EU) has emerged as a new field of discussion in both Policy arenas and academia.
Transit migration, EU borderlands, Trajectory ethnography, Mobilities turn, Borders
This report highlights the medical and psychological consequences of this approach and the cumulative vulnerability of the significant numbers of sub-Saharan migrants who are trapped in Morocco.
Policy, Humanitarian assistance, Health, Human Rights, Humanitarian assistance