The database contains links to existing academic and non-academic research and analysis, as well as data sources related to irregular migration to Europe. You can search the database using your own search terms, or filter the results by relevant country, region, date of publication, etc. using the drop-down menus on the left. Authors of relevant research and analysis are invited to submit their own content for review and inclusion by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Towards safety and opportunity: Regular pathways to Europe for refugees and other migrants in the Middle East22 November, 2017
Large movements of refugees and other migrants to Europe, particularly in 2015 via the eastern Mediterranean route,generated an unprecedented level of political will among states to address migrati
21 November, 2017
This assessment strives to shed light on gaps in knowledge as well as access to legal migration pathways and other protection services to better inform European governments and policy makers, as we
Protection, Language, Return migration
From Syria to Spain: Syrian Migration to Europe via the Western Mediterranean route between 2015 and 201715 November, 2017
For decades, Spain has served as an entry point for the irregular migration of refugees and other migrants into Europe.
Borders, Pathways, protect migrants
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
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
28 July, 2017
Despite a recent resurgence in research on the politics of Migration, foreign Policy analysts have yet to approach cross-border population Mobility as a distinct field of inquiry.
Issue linkage, Migration diplomacy, Leverage, Refugee, Cooperation, Coercion, Transit 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
4 May, 2016
Since 2012, Greece has undergone a significant restructuring of its Migration management system, focusing on curbing irregular migratory flows and boosting its Asylum services.
Asylum, Migration, Transit
Afghans on the Move: Seeking Protection and Refuge in Europe“In this journey I died several times; In Afghanistan you only die once”
1 January, 2016
During the last three decades Afghans have consistently constituted one of the single largest groups of Asylum seekers in European countries.
Migration routes, Mobility patterns, Journey to Europe, Asylum, Protection
1 January, 2016
The recent EU-Turkey Deal on irregular Migration and Refugees raised voices of humanitarian concerns with regards to the Protection of the rights of Syrian Refugees.
1 January, 2014
Crisis and Migration have a long association, in popular and Policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis.
Border management, Internally Displaced Persons/IDPs, Violence, Vulnerable, Xenophobia
How do Smuggling and Trafficking Operate via Irregular Border Crossings in the Middle East? Evidence from Fieldwork in Turkey
1 December, 2002
This article summarizes main trends, issues, actors, and activities regarding the operation and extension of Human Trafficking and Smuggling via irregular border crossings in the Middle East.
Trafficking in persons, Irregular migration, Smuggling
This summary of inter and intra-regional displacement and displacement-induced mobility is produced by DRC Middle East and North Africa regional office drawing widely on available sources.
European Union, Migrant flow
This paper seeks to explain the causes of the massive migratory flows from Turkey to Greece since August 2015.
European Union, Policy
Online Platform to Track Europe’s Migration Emergency: As part of its overall response to Europe’s migration emergency, IOM has developed an online platform to display and evaluate the complex migr
Database on state-produced evidence on people who died while attempting to reach southern EU countries from the Balkans, the Middle East, and North and West Africa, and whose bodies were found in o
Border management, Immigration, Migrants death