Nando Sigona is interviewed by The Debate on France24 about the France’s decision to evict Calais residents and the situation of residents. A French court decided to delay the demolition of Calais migrant camp in the north of France. The government wants … Continue reading Debating Calais and the plight of unaccompanied minors on France24
Until the EU recognises the specific needs of child migrants and makes it a priority to swiftly reunite them with family members, Nando Sigona and Jenny Allsopp argue in an op-ed published in OpenDemocracy, many will likely continue to abscond … Continue reading Why are unaccompanied migrant children disappearing in the thousands?
By Rachel Humphris, University of Birmingham To start the New Year, The International Development Committee’s first report for 2016 [i] urges the UK Government to accept an additional 3,000 refugee children from within Europe. The Committee, which has cross-party support, calls … Continue reading Happy New Year? Urgent calls to resettle separated children
[youtube https://youtu.be/6H_w6_iBHAU] Sweden introduces border controls to deal with refugee crisis. Presenter: Martine Dennis Guests: Elizabeth Collett – Director of the Migration Policy Institute Europe. Dr Nando Sigona – Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham and Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into … Continue reading Al Jazeera’s Inside Story on refugee integration in Europe
Semhar Haile reflects on what’s missing from media coverage of the refugee crisis, and on how simplistic representations perpetuate old stereotypes about the global south. The ‘refugee crisis’ is one of the most talked about topic at the moment. In fact, many people … Continue reading What we don’t say about the refugee crisis?
Joanna Wilding, University of Brighton As the refugee crisis continues to dominate headlines around the world, local authorities in Britain are in dispute with the government over the funding they receive for the care of unaccompanied children seeking asylum. They … Continue reading Revealed: asylum seeker children face welfare lottery on arrival in Britain