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All Posts Tagged With: "migration"

Migrants stranded en route to Europe

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Migrants stranded en route to Europe

Last year, during a trip to Morocco, Worldfocus correspondent Hoda Osman, producer Rebecca Haggerty, and cameraperson Megan Thompson visited the autonomous city of Melilla. There they met migrants desperate to get to Europe but stranded in limbo.

Posted: March 31, 2010 15:01   Comments: 2
Uprooted from their homes, refugees live in limbo

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Uprooted from their homes, refugees live in limbo

Irene Zubaida Khan of Amnesty International explains how 40 million people are uprooted from their homes in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Also, Al Jazeera English's Hamish MacDonald reports from Calais after the French government shut down a camp that housed thousands of illegal migrants two weeks ago.

Posted: October 14, 2009 13:47   Comments: 1
Haitians in Dominican Republic face racism, discrimination

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Haitians in Dominican Republic face racism, discrimination

Up to one million people of Haitian origin currently live in the Dominican Republic, and many are subjected to discrimination and violence, with their Dominican-born children denied citizenship. A Worldfocus contributing blogger describes the escalating human rights concerns.

Posted: June 25, 2009 13:12   Comments: 31
Baby steps as U.S. invites Cuba to resume talks

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Baby steps as U.S. invites Cuba to resume talks

Last week, the U.S. told the Cuban government it wants to resume twice-yearly talks with Cuba about migration issues. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes that in the case of Cuba, timing is everything.

Posted: May 26, 2009 09:38   Comments: 0
China and West Africa beckon talented minds home

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China and West Africa beckon talented minds home

How is reverse brain drain changing the global landscape? Listen to extended interviews with Hanson Li of a China-based investment bank that recruits in the U.S. and Yeniva Sisay, who grew up in the U.S. but returned to her parents' home of Sierra Leone.

Posted: February 3, 2009 16:23   Comments: 2
Home countries lure skilled immigrants away from U.S.

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Home countries lure skilled immigrants away from U.S.

Though the U.S. has often been called the "land of opportunity," the country is losing some of its top minds to companies overseas. In a phenomenon known as reverse brain drain, highly skilled immigrants to the U.S. are returning to their home countries.

Posted: January 29, 2009 17:15   Comments: 0
Chinese workers head inland as factories close

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Chinese workers head inland as factories close

As demands for exports decline, Chinese companies are going out of business and leaving thousands of workers without jobs.

Posted: November 14, 2008 14:32   Comments: 0

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