How do Migrants Affect their New Homes

Ebbing the Flow

Ebbing the Flow

BY KIMON STEPHANOPOLOUS Every so often, a rickety, dilapidated boat sets sail for Australian docks from Indonesia. For many brave men, women, and children, the heaviest baggage is that dreadful uncertainty, the knowledge that when they arrive on the shores of one of the most prosperous countries of the modern world, they might be turned away. In Australia’s history, asylum seekers […]

Nothing to Share: The Case of the Mbera Refugee Camp

Nothing to Share: The Case of the Mbera Refugee Camp

BY JANICE CANTIERI The Northern Mali conflict is an ongoing, armed dispute between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists who seek independence from the Malian government. As a result of this conflict, which began in January of 2012, over 200,000 Malian refugees have fled to United Nations camps in neighboring countries including Nigera, Mauritania, and Burkina Faso, while another 204,000 are internally displaced […]