New briefing paper by Nando Sigona and Rachel Humphris: Child mobility in the EU’s refugee crisis: What are the data gaps and why do they matter? just published on Border Criminologies Child migration into Europe is diverse and often invisible in … Continue reading New briefing paper: Child mobility in the EU’s refugee crisis
With an increasing number of migrant children reported missing in Europe, questions arise about the availability, coverage and reliability of data on children migrating to and through the European Union. Rachel Humphris and Nando Sigona analyses the evidence base in … Continue reading Children and unsafe migration into Europe: Understanding the evidence base — Postcards from …
1 in 53 boat migrants died crossing the Central Mediterranean in 2015, 1 in 1049 across the Aegean. What makes a route more or less deadly? Heaven Crawley and Nando Sigona offer some insights drawing on the ESRC and DFIF- funded MEDMIG project … Continue reading European policy is driving refugees to more dangerous routes across the Med
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?