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Why Theresa May's Britain will be no haven for refugees

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If her speechat the UN is any indication, Theresa May prioritizes nationalist concerns over humanitarian ones, says IRiS's Nando Sigona in an article in 'Newsweek.
Date:
27/09/2016

IRiS Practitioner Research Programme (PRP)

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The Institute for Research into Superdiversity are holding an information event where you can hear more about this year's Practitioner Research Programme (PRP).
Date:
26/09/2016

IRiS delegation to visit the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

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An IRiS delegation is to visit the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign hosted by Professor Jonathan Xavier Inda of the Department of Latina/o Studies.
Date:
21/09/2016

UN Summit to hear new research on Mediterranean boat migration

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Participants at the 'UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants' will this week hear the findings of a ground-breaking research project, which identifies why refugees and migrants left their home countries to make the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean
Date:
19/09/2016

New report and paper on recent migrants' experiences of health and health care through their journey of migration and settlement

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A qualitative research project funded by British Academy/Leverhulme Foundation focused on migrants' experiences of health and healthcare through their journey of migration and settlement
Date:
13/09/2016

Who will pick our strawberries now? The Brexit impact

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Following the momentous decision announced on the 24 of June 2016 that Britain intended to exit the EU, the issue of 'lost labour' for the farming sector quickly emerged. Soft fruit growers were one of the first to speak out. The sector is worth around £1.2billion a year in the UK, but the harvesting of strawberries, blueberries and raspberriesis heavily reliant on migrant labour.
Date:
12/09/2016

Children and unsafe migration in Europe: Data and policy

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Data on refugee and migrant children are the focus of Issue 5 of the IOM GMDAC Data Briefing Series.
Date:
12/09/2016

Rise in lone children seeking asylum in England

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The number of asylum seeking children in the care of English councils has risen 62% in a year.
Date:
12/09/2016
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