Exclusive in The Independent — MEDMIG

Today an in-depth exclusive on the MEDMIG project’s findings has been published by The Independent titled ‘Refugee crisis: European leaders blamed for record high deaths in the Mediterranean‘ The article states that Britain and other…

Calais: French and British officials keep passing the buck to the very end – Amelia Gentleman — ESPMI Network

The final chapter of the Calais debacle promises to be as depressing as those that preceded it. With around 1,500 teenage refugees still held in shipping containers on the smouldering site waiting for a decision…

100,000 trapped and fearful civilians in South Sudan town — ESPMI Network

YEI, South Sudan – Ongoing military operations in a previously-peaceful part of South Sudan have trapped an estimated 100,000 people in a town that is facing a humanitarian crisis, raising concerns for civilians’ safety. More…

Turkey blocks Syrian refugees from resettlement in the US – for having degrees — ESPMI Network

More than 1,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey have been blocked from resettlement in the US and other countries because they have university qualifications. The refugees were approved for resettlement by American officials, before being blocked…

Refugees find chance to flourish in German workforce — ESPMI Network

The task is significant. Germany’s Federal Labour Office says it advised 322,000 asylum-seekers and refugees looking for work in July alone. Many struggle with the language and missing paperwork and others find they must re-train…