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Migration & Immigration

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Latest stories about Migration & Immigration

11 February 2014

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China Central TV Accused of Targeting Vulnerable Women With Prostitution Exposé

After the report, a 6,000-strong force reportedly raided 12 hotels and entertainment venues, leading to 67 arrests.

10 February 2014

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Remembering the Jamaican Cultural Theorist Stuart Hall

Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall died today; netizens and academics all over the Caribbean - indeed, the world - were shocked by the news, expressing their grief on social media.

4 February 2014

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Blog Carnival Shows the Caribbean Some Love

Netizens from all over the Caribbean took part in a month-long blog carnival called e-Mas: "To the Caribbean, With Love", hosted by the online feminist collective CODE RED.

2 February 2014

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PHOTOS: Costa Ricans in the Diaspora Vote for the First Time

This is the first Costa Rican presidential election in which voting from abroad is possible. From around the world, Costa Ricans have been using Twitter to report about their vote.

30 January 2014

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Immigration: Issue Still Pending After Obama's State of the Union Address

Obama insisted that the lower house pass an immigration reform in order to legalize the status of more than 11 million undocumented workers living in the United States.

26 January 2014

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Cries of Discrimination as Israel Detains Undocumented African Immigrants

Many have fled their home countries for Israel and are seeking refugee status. The detentions have unleashed a wave of demonstrations in Tel-Aviv.

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Brazil's Evolving Relationship With Refugees

The number of refugees accepted into Brazil practically tripled from 2012 to 2013.

7 January 2014

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A Russian Sex Slave's Suicide in Astrakhan

RuNet Echo

No one saw Galia Borisenko for until New Year's, when she appeared at her grandmother’s, gaunt and disoriented, and claiming to have survived almost 6 months as a sex slave.

6 January 2014

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#ShamelesslyHaitian on Haiti's Independence Day

Haitians celebrate their culture with a creative hashtag on Haiti's independence day. Here's an interview with Bertin Louis who started the hashtag.

22 December 2013

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38 Million Chinese Abandon Pension Insurance

The falling number of people with insurance has revealed serous problems in China’s pension system.

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