Post Tagged with: "migration"

To Stay or Go ?

To Stay or Go ?

By Dina Ionesco — The Mark News —  Sudden-onset disasters are displacing tens of millions every year, adding to the existing economic and political causes of mass migration. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years, displaced more than a million residents and damaged some […]

A PLACE CALLED HOME

A PLACE CALLED HOME

By Laura Olson — The Mark News — In Dhaka, Bangladesh, the Bhola Slum is a consequence of the many factors that have prompted people to migrate from traditional rural livelihoods to urban centers in the precarious hope that they will find safe haven and a brighter future. Millions of […]

New Year, Same Tragedy

New Year, Same Tragedy

By Jacqueline Bhabha — The Mark News —  Refugees and other distress migrants have been forced to leave their homes in exceedingly large numbers for the past 18 months. It has become commonplace to refer to the current situation as the worst refugee crisis since World War II, with over 65 […]

OAS accepts Peru’s motion for special Permanent Council meeting on EU migration law

The Organization of American States on Tuesday accepted Peru’s request to hold a special meeting of the Permanent Council in Washington later this week to address the European Union’s approval of a tough new illegal immigration law. The law passed by the European Parliament last week calls for detention of […]