Should New Zealand take more refugees?

Should New Zealand take more refugees?

By Jay Marlowe New Zealand has one of the lowest numbers of refugees per capita in the world — there is room for many more. When COVID-19 forced New Zealand to shut its borders, it left refugees we had committed to resettle in precarious circumstances with shattered...
What will migration look like after the pandemic?

What will migration look like after the pandemic?

By Antoine Pécoud Increased control of people’s mobility because of COVID-19 might not be so easy to undo. One of the most immediate consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the closure of many international borders. This had a severe impact on migration, and in...
The loss of personhood: Identity in refugee camps

The loss of personhood: Identity in refugee camps

By India-Mae Osborne India-Mae Osborne looks at the harrowing and dehumanising experiences of migrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers in the displaced persons camp system. When war erupted between Russia and Georgia in 2008, an estimated 150,000 refugees fled, many...