Featured stories about Migration & Immigration
Stories about Migration & Immigration
28 August 2015
"The implied accusation that they are out to cheat government is an insult they can never forgive and forget."
23 August 2015
Afro-Mexicans proudly share the story of “El Yanga,” apparently an enslaved prince from the Yang-Bara tribe from Gabon, who helped slaves to be free from the Spanish around 1570.
12 August 2015
11 August 2015
In 1865, 150 Welsh settlers disembarked from the ship chandler Mimosa in the Argentinian Patagonia, and laid the foundations for the American continent's only instance of peaceful colonisation.
3 August 2015
Post-earthquake, an overwhelmed Nepali state struggles to develop a long-term vision to tackle the vultures of human trafficking within and beyond its borders.
2 August 2015
Ethiopian-American musician Meklit Hadero talks about landing in US state of Iowa, an ode to the Afro, and how her music is not so easily defined.
1 August 2015
30 July 2015
Retablitos, a form of popular art in Mexico made to give thanks for miracles, reflect people's daily anxieties and social realities. You can find collections of them online.
27 July 2015
Greeks and Turks share a love and pride for the beautiful island called Gökçeada by the former and Imbros by the latter.
22 July 2015
Ruling the Dominican Republic from 1930 until his assassination in 1961, Rafael Trujillo used anti-Haitian ideology to rally Dominicans around his dictatorship.
21 July 2015
Although Indonesians' public celebrations of Eid al-Fitr in the past were met with hostility, Taiwanese have learned to respect this Muslim holiday and help their Indonesian friends celebrate it.
18 July 2015
One can live an entire life in Israel with a social circle wholly composed of White South Africans. Curiously, many of these transplants identify as “Ex-South African.”
17 July 2015
Lily Kwok posted a photo of herself on Facebook holding a placard that said, "I will not 'Go back to China'. I am Trinidadian" following a spate of anti-Chinese racism.
A researcher from the United Kingdom talks to Global Voices about Venezuela's contemporary literature and how local fiction helps decipher a country misunderstood by many.
16 July 2015
Video of dog being skinned (allegedly at a Chinese restaurant) goes viral. Health minister hastily comments. Local Chinese community hits back online to try to bring the minister to heel.
7 July 2015
The Fidesz-led government has mounted giant billboards across the country touting a xenophobic agenda. Hungarians are responding to these anti-immigration messages with creative defiance.
27 June 2015
After the American Civil War ended in 1865, members of the Confederacy fled to Brazil. Their ancestors still live in the region and continue to fly the Confederate flag.
26 June 2015
In 2012, more than 181,000 Europeans left their countries for Latin America in comparison with the 119,000 Latin Americans who migrated in the opposite direction.
23 June 2015
Even though the deadline date for deportations has been extended, the future of Dominicans of Haitian descent remains uncertain, with many calling the DR's stance an attack on human rights.
17 June 2015
"How can CCTV deny [the government’s] responsibility? Isn't society accountable for four children choosing suicide by drinking pesticide?"