‘Migration has been a historical reality since the earliest times. Like any other social phenomenon, it must be located in its time and space. Constant in sustaining and driving society—furthermore in a rapidly globalizing world—migration is nevertheless a complex process with the migrant population facing severe prejudices in trying to fit in, while also holding their distinctive identity. However, the recent worldwide atmosphere of viewing migrant communities as a threat makes one wonder: What is driving this sense of fear?’
What is making migration such an urgent issue of key concern today?
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