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Money against Migration: The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

Study

The EU-Africa migration summit in Valletta in November 2015 gave birth to a new European funding instrument: the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF). This study comes to the conclusion that the implementation of migration policy projects supported by EUTF funding primarily benefits the (wealthier) member states of the EU.

Phantom Menace. The Politics and Policies of Migration in Central Europe

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Despite the presence of migration in the discourse of politicians, media and the general public in recent years, there is a persistent lack of facts about the life situations and motivations of newcomers to Europe. With this book the the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the Institute for Public Affairs aim to contribute to a fact-based debate on the politics and policies of migration in Central Europe. 

Best Practices in Local Integration for Receiving Communities & Newcomers

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Report

The program’s participants represented city governments and agencies, non-profits and social services, immigrant and refugee organizations, faith communities, local businesses, law enforcement, and others who work to integrate refugees and immigrants in their local communities and to engage receiving communities in the welcoming process. WCTE participants were selected to represent this diversity of local experiences. They brought a unique understanding of the challenges facing local communities on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as a commitment to cultivating the positive potential of increasingly diverse communities.

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

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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
Migration & Integration Archive