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Migration

Storytelling, articles and news on people who seek a better life.

29 October 2018
Mexico, North America, South America

The caravan of refugees crosses Mexico

– The members of the immigrants’ caravan are not gang members or terrorists, like Donald Trump, the President of the United States claims. They are citizens who are looking for a chance for a better life – says Alden Rivera Montes, ambassador in .
Honorata Zapaśnik
8 October 2018
Honduras, North America, South America

New route for immigrants from Africa

26 Africans (including 10 children) who illegally crossed the border with were apprehended in . The NGOs in this country alarm that Honduras has become a transit point for emigrants on their way to the United States. This year only 1,500 people without the right of residence have been detained. As much as 64% of […]
Honorata Zapaśnik
27 September 2018
Europe

The Luggage

"The Luggage" is a feature telling about cities and countries which, facing huge tourist traffic, have decided to take steps to limit and regulate the inflow of visitors. We present the ways of dealing with the negative impact of tourism on the lives of inhabitants in an interactive reportage which was made according to the principles of solution journalism.
Rafał Hetman
17 September 2018
Honduras, North America, South America

26 children a day leave Honduras and head to the USA

Over 20,000 children in have left school since 2014 to emigrate with their parents to the United States of America. This year alone 4734 students have left seeking the American dream.
Honorata Zapaśnik
5 July 2018

Nine newsrooms, 4 countries, thousands of kids: ProPublica launches a project to find immigrant children

“This is the beginning of the reporting on this for our newsroom. We are being transparent about what we know and what we don’t know and what we need help with.”
NiemanLab
23 April 2018
Africa

Human traffickers in the Middle East and Africa use social media to reach to immigrants

Human traffickers in the Middle East and Africa use social media to reach to immigrants. Often, people who decide to use these services are kidnapped and tortured. In order to get a ransom, smugglers send pictures of immigrants to their family members via social media. They typically use websites, private groups, Facebook’s and WhatsApp’s videos […]
21 April 2018

Migration Monitor

Migration is one of the biggest challenges for humanity. It's also a very broad term within which we have - IDPs, refugees but also economical migrant. We want to become a cross-border complex source showing you various aspects it. Together with reporters and outlets around the world what is current state of migration through this Migration Monitor.
Jakub Górnicki
5 April 2018
Mexico, North America, South America

The refugee cavalcade scared Donald Trump

On March 25, the cavalcade of refugees – about 1600 people from Central America – crossed the border with Mexico. It is heading towards the capital of the country. US President claimed Mexico does not take American immigration laws seriously and does not take any steps to stop the illegal immigrants either.
Honorata Zapaśnik
7 March 2018
Argentina, South America

Argentina warns Bolivian immigrants: free health service might come to an end

The President of Argentina has announced that he will impose a medical care charge for Bolivians who come to Argentina specially to benefit from free medical treatment.
Honorata Zapaśnik
31 January 2018
North America, South America, Venezuela

More and more Venezuelans flee the country

More than 650,000 of 31 million citizens left their country last year because of the deteriorating economic situation. Most of them emigrated to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, the United States, Panama, Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Brazil and Costa Rica. It is expected that this year the number will rise even further – research done in the […]
Honorata Zapaśnik