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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

IRiS 2016-2017: Practitioner Research Programme

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IRiS Practitioner Research Programme - Information session, 12 October 2016.
Date:
08/08/2016

On superdiversity in a 'crisis mood'

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Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), Nando Sigona, was recently interviewed by Rosemary Bechler, Editor for 'Open Democracy'.
Date:
26/07/2016

Linguistic Xenophobia and why it should be resisted

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In its latest Blog, the TLANG team (Translation and Translanguaging), write about the upsurge in xenophobia and racist hate crime which is believed to have been triggered by the BREXIT vote.
Date:
20/07/2016

Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'

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Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), writes for Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on 'Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'.
Date:
18/07/2016

IRiS research on refugee crisis in Dutch newspaper

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Nando Sigona interviewed by the well-respected Dutch newspaper NRC about the directions of EU border policy in the context of the refugee crisis.
Date:
18/07/2016
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