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Aboard Flight 652: Nepalese migrants head home to help
29 April 2015 (IRIN ), Nepalese migrants working in the Gulf are heading home to help their families and their country, in the wake of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit on 25 April, killing more than 5,000 people.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101420/Aboard-Flight-652-Nepalese-migrants-head-home-to-help
Legal routes no easy fix to EU migration crisis
28 April 2015 (IRIN ), In a new column, Jeff Crisp, former policy chief at UNHCR and now an advisor with Refugees International, questions whether opening up more legal routes into Europe is really the silver bullet to the migration crisis in the Mediterranean many make it out to be.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101416/Legal-routes-no-easy-fix-to-EU-migration-crisis
Tough homecoming for Zimbabwean migrants fleeing xenophobia
27 April 2015 (IRIN ), More than 2,000 Zimbabweans displaced by xenophobic attacks in South Africa have packed their bags for home. But Zimbabwe, a country teetering on the verge of economic collapse, is unlikely to offer them the means to restart their lives.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101410/Tough-homecoming-for-Zimbabwean-migrants-fleeing-xenophobia
Hope and fear: Kyrgyz migrants in Russia
24 April 2015 (IRIN ), In Kyrgyzstan, about a fifth of the population works in Russia. A combination of tougher rules and growing hostility to migrants is making life increasingly difficult. Yet next month brings a new trade agreement - and new hope.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101398/Hope-and-fear-Kyrgyz-migrants-in-Russia
The EU’s ‘disappointing’ response to the migration crisis
24 April 2015 (IRIN ), A closer look at the list of commitments from Europe’s leaders after their hastily-arranged migrant crisis summit in Brussels reveals no substantial change in response and few measures likely to have any major impact on the flows of migrants and asylum-seekers trying to reach Europe.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101403/The-EU-s-disappointing-response-to-the-migration-crisis
Destroy the smuggling market, not the boats
24 April 2015 (IRIN ), Anthropologist and author of "Illegality, Inc." Ruben Andersson of the London School of Economics explains why an EU plan to destroy migrant smugglers' boats is doomed to fail.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101402/Destroy-the-smuggling-market-not-the-boats
Migrant smugglers profit from Libya's chaos
23 April 2015 (IRIN ), Most of the 1,750 migrants to have drowned in the Mediterranean this year were sub-Saharan Africans who boarded smugglers’ boats in Libya. We will never know all their individual stories, but it is possible to retrace their steps through the deserts of Sudan, Chad and Niger to Libya’s porous southern borders, and north to its coastal cities and the beaches where the boats were launched.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101396/Migrant-smugglers-profit-from-Libya-s-chaos
Will latest migrant tragedy shame EU into action?
22 April 2015 (IRIN ), Despite a strong public show of unity and a pricked conscience, Europe's leaders are struggling to overcome their selfish national interests and make the tough choices needed to save migrant lives in the Mediterranean.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101387/Will-latest-migrant-tragedy-shame-EU-into-action
The Med: One final danger in a migrant's odyssey
20 April 2015 (IRIN ), Every time a migrant boat capsizes on its way to Europe, a death toll is estimated by aid agencies and reproduced in media reports. But what about that other number? What about all those who die before ever setting foot on a boat? That number may be far higher.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101383/The-Med-One-final-danger-in-a-migrant-s-odyssey
IRIN’s Top Picks: White elephants, corruption and IEDs
17 April 2015 (IRIN ), This week's Top Picks features MSF's executive director on the dangers of mixing military and humanitarian missions, how homemade bombs affect aid work in Afghanistan, wasted Ebola funds in West Africa, the links between corruption and conflict in South Sudan, and much more.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101374/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-White-elephants-corruption-and-IEDs
In Pictures: On the migration road in Serbia
15 April 2015 (IRIN ), Serbia has been hosting refugees from Croatia and Bosnia for the past 20 years, but was unprepared for a recent influx of new asylum seekers, the majority of them from Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101363/In-Pictures-On-the-migration-road-in-Serbia
Migrant crisis in the Mediterranean: What can be done?
15 April 2015 (IRIN ), With Italian authorities rescuing 8,500 migrants in the Mediterranean over the weekend and reports up to 400 may have perished, there can be no doubt that an unprecedented summer surge in migrant sea crossings is already under way.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101369/Migrant-crisis-in-the-Mediterranean-What-can-be-done
Europe must stop exporting its migration fears – or face the consequences
13 April 2015 (IRIN ), In a new column, anthropologist and author of "Illegality, Inc." Ruben Andersson of the London School of Economics warns that European Union initiatives to collaborate with African states may fuel irregular migration rather than stem it.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101353/Europe-must-stop-exporting-its-migration-fears-or-face-the-consequences
Few escape routes for refugees and migrants trapped in Yemen
8 April 2015 (IRIN ), As the Saudi-led aerial bombardment of Yemen intensifies and a full-scale civil war appears increasingly inevitable, there are few immediate escape routes for well over a million African migrants and refugees in the country.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101341/Few-escape-routes-for-refugees-and-migrants-trapped-in-Yemen
UN calls for probe of asylum deaths on EU border
31 March 2015 (IRIN ), The UN Refugee agency has called for an investigation into the mistreatment of asylum seekers at Bulgaria’s border with Turkey following the deaths of two Iraqis.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101304/UN-calls-for-probe-of-asylum-deaths-on-EU-border
Photo Feature: Bulgaria repels asylum seekers at Turkish border
25 March 2015 (IRIN ), Thousands of asylum seekers, many of them from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, are being denied entry to the European Union via Turkey’s border with Bulgaria. According to testimonies from asylum seekers, they are not only denied the opportunity to apply for asylum, but turned back by Bulgarian border police and, in many cases, beaten.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101278/Photo-Feature-Bulgaria-repels-asylum-seekers-at-Turkish-border
Going cold Turkey: African migrants in Istanbul see hopes turn sour
20 March 2015 (IRIN ), In a nondescript cafe in one of Istanbul's more rundown neighbourhoods, migrants from Africa watch a Congolese soccer match as Afro-pop music blasts in the background.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101259/Going-cold-Turkey-African-migrants-in-Istanbul-see-hopes-turn-sour
Outsourcing asylum
17 March 2015 (IRIN ), As the EU considers outsourcing asylum screening to North Africa, our Migration Editor looks at what lessons can be learned from Australia's use of offshore processing for asylum seekers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101244/Outsourcing-asylum
Hungary reacts to migrant influx
9 March 2015 (IRIN ), Soaring numbers of migrants and asylum seekers are using Hungary’s border with Serbia as a gateway into the European Union, sparking a backlash from senior Hungarian government officials who said they would crack down on the influx.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101212/Hungary-reacts-to-migrant-influx
EU migration plan "dangerously incomplete"
6 March 2015 (IRIN ), Irregular migration into the European Union is on the rise and the task of coming up with a new plan to better manage the surge has fallen to the European Commission.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101202/EU-migration-plan-dangerously-incomplete

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