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Morocco in the Middle

Transatlantic Media Fellowship

As more migrants head to Europe via Morocco, Rabat is taking advantage of its newfound position to extract concessions. 

By Julian Hattem

The Kids Trapped on the Doorstep of Europe

Transatlantic Media Fellowship

The Spanish city of Melilla is a fortified pocket of Spain in Morocco, where young migrants from across Africa gather to attempt the dangerous crossing into the E.U.

By Martín Echenique, Adriana Loureiro Fernández

La pesadilla de los niños migrantes atrapados en la última frontera de Europa

Transatlantic Media Fellowship

Melilla es el enclave más alejado de España en África, separado de Marruecos por una valla de 18 pies que divide al resto de África de la Unión Europea. Esta es la silenciosa crisis migratoria de una ciudad que se ha convertido en una trampa para los menores extranjeros no acompañados que, a través de ella, intentan llegar a Europa.

By Martín Echenique, Adriana Loureiro Fernández

Local Voices 2018: Interview with Mena Ayazi

Interview

Drawing on shared experiences, Alexander Nasserjah and Mena Ayazi discuss growing up in the US as the children of Afghan refugees.

By Alexander Nasserjah

Announcing Our 2018 Welcoming Communities!

Announcement

2018 marks the third year of the Welcoming Communities Transatlantic Exchange, a program that brings together US and German community leaders to share strategies for welcoming and integrating immigrants and refugees.

WCTE Upcoming Webinar

Info Session

Interested in joining a future Welcoming Communities Transatlantic Exchange (WCTE) tour? Tune into our upcoming webinar for more information.

By Hannah Winnick

Welcoming Communities Transatlantic Exchange 2017

Photo Gallery

This past spring, 25 integration practitioners from the cities across Germany traveled across the US to see how American cities tackle the challenges and opportunities of refugee and immigrant integration. 

 

Call for Applications

The Welcoming Communities Transatlantic Exchange is a unique opportunity for leaders in Germany and the U.S. to share promising approaches to welcoming and integrating immigrants and refugees into their communities. Applications for the 2017 cohort are due by December 1, 2016 (Midnight, U.S. Eastern Time). 

By Hannah Winnick

American Officials to Visit Germany to Discuss Refugee Reception and Integration Best Practices

 From September 23 to October 1, sixteen American integration professionals and public officials will travel to Germany for a nine-day, five-city visit, to learn about Germany's approach to refugee integration. The visit is part of the Welcoming Communities Transatlantic Exchange (WCTE), a reciprocal exchange program bringing together integration practitioners from Germany and the United States to share ideas and best practices on welcoming and integrating refugees into their respective communities. 

Refugees are holding up a mirror to Europe

"The “refugee crisis” is, in fact, a crisis of European politics. It reflects growing narrow-mindedness, fear of the future and national parochialism in Europe." Hbs Co-President Ralf Fücks on the future of Europe and on ways to successfully shape a European refugee policy.

By Ralf Fücks
Migration & Integration Archive