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EU proposals on overhaul of asylum system

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Dr Nando Sigona discusses the implications of the EU proposals to overhaul the asylum system on ABC RN Breakfast programme (Australia).
Date:
11/04/2016

EU asylum rules and checks

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IRiS's Nando Sigona is cited in two recent articles in the Guardian newspaper.
Date:
06/04/2016

Beyond Borders: How would a Brexit impact UK immigration?

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As part of the University of Birmingham's programme of events in the run up to the EU Referendum on 23 June, the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is hosting a panel debate to assess the likely impact of both a 'leave' and 'remain' outcome on immigration.
Date:
05/04/2016

IRiS at the BSA Conference

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Nando Sigona is a plenary speaker for the Race, Ethnicity and Migration Stream at the British Sociological Association annual conference at Aston University from 6-8 April, 2016.
Date:
04/04/2016

Europe is driving refugees to more dangerous routes across the Mediterranean

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Drawing on their recently published research brief 'Unpacking a rapidly changing scenario' based on the ESRC and DFIF funded research on the EU's refugee crisis, Nando Sigona and Heaven Crawley offer original insights into migration routes, journeys and flows across the Med.
Date:
04/04/2016

Why Britain isn't Belgium

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Following the series of explosions at Brussels' Zavantem airport and a further explosion at the Maalbeek metro station yesterday, Social Policy's Chris Allen comments on events in Belgium in articles in the Huffington Post and the Toronto Star.
Date:
23/03/2016

What makes a route more or less deadly to sea migrants?

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Unpacking a Rapidly Changing Scenario is the first briefing paper of the ESRC-funded 'Unravelling the migration crisis (MEDMIG)' project co-led by IRiS Dr Nando Sigona.
Date:
23/03/2016

Latest IRiS Working Paper - Dimensions of Diversity

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The latest in the IRiS Working Paper series has been published, 'Dimensions of Diversity: Terminology in health resarch'.
Date:
22/03/2016
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