Migration as a Tool for the Export of EU Values

As a result of increased mobilization, the EU has expanded its migration policies with the help of international organizations such as the IOM and UNHCR. These organizations have become more involved with EU’s ‘global approach’ to migration. In other words, expanding the reach of EU migration policies outside of its member states. Since its birth,Continue reading “Migration as a Tool for the Export of EU Values”

Flüchtlingshilfe in der Abwesenheit der EU: Frontex und Non-Refoulement Gebot

Neulich haben private Organisationen — wie Sea-Watch und SOS Méditerranée — die Initiative ergriffen, im Mittelmeer Flüchtlinge zu retten. Manche davon wurden zur italienischen Küste gebracht. Das geschieht als Folge der Fahrlässigkeit der Europäischen Union. Die Kritik an der EU und ihrer Kommission verschärft sich in der letzten Zeit, weil die EU die Verantwortung und das Wissen vom versunkenenContinue reading “Flüchtlingshilfe in der Abwesenheit der EU: Frontex und Non-Refoulement Gebot”

287(g) Localities and Presidential Administrations

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, also known as ICE, has brought immigration enforcement to U.S. counties for the past 20 years through their 287(g) program. They did so by promoting local police officers to double as federal agents to perform federal immigration checks. In practice, this has meant the infringement of rights, criminalization ofContinue reading “287(g) Localities and Presidential Administrations”

EU Normative Power in Ocean Governance: The Case of Thailand’s Fisheries

The European Union has placed themselves in the center field for developing ‘ethical’ ocean governance. The EU has pushed to take such a central role; something not foreign to the power the Union has on dictating what should be perceived as normal. One of their initiatives in the last decade has been valuing the environmentContinue reading “EU Normative Power in Ocean Governance: The Case of Thailand’s Fisheries”

How Local Structural Conditions Influence the Adoption of 287(g) Restrictionist Immigration Policy

ICE has used their 287(g) program to target immigration enforcement at the county level. This program authorizes local police officers to carry out federal immigration work to meet arrest and deportation quotas. This has eroded civil rights and led to the criminalization of minorities, particularly Latinos. While previous research has examined the theories behind local anti-immigrationContinue reading “How Local Structural Conditions Influence the Adoption of 287(g) Restrictionist Immigration Policy”

Migranten-Integration während Corona: ist das zur Zeit möglich?

Das musste sich die deutsche Kanzlerin Angela Merkel beim 12. Integrationsgipfel der Bundesregierung an diesem 19. Oktober fragen. Die Arbeitsbedingungen sind derzeit für jeden schwer, doch es gibt weitere Sozialfaktoren, die die Migranten betreffen. Die Erlernen der Sprache wird jetzt darüber hinaus komplizierter durch die limitierten sozialen Interaktionen. Frau Merkel glaubt, dass es imperativ ist,Continue reading “Migranten-Integration während Corona: ist das zur Zeit möglich?”

Accruing Credit: Cultural Capital Rewards in Early Education

Cultural capital is not exclusively classed, there are also racialized factors that make students try things in different ways. Theorizing how students accrue credit marries the reaction of the teacher with what students are doing. Students have a certain credit score with their teachers, more able to push boundaries, ask for more — this happensContinue reading “Accruing Credit: Cultural Capital Rewards in Early Education”

U.S. Law Quick-Guide for International Students

Maintaining Status Why do undergrads need a minimum of 12 credits? “Undergraduate study at a college or university, certified by a school official to consist of at least twelve semester or quarter hours of instruction per academic … where all undergraduate students who are enrolled for a minimum of twelve semester [and] are considered full-timeContinue reading “U.S. Law Quick-Guide for International Students”