EVENTTuesday, 28 November - Closed-door eventKey stakeholders in the field of irregular migration will respond to the draft version of the first I-CLAIM report: ‘The Legal and Policy Infrastructure of Irregularity. The Netherlands’. In this meeting key stakeholders in...
The government’s controversial plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing has hit a roadblock as the court deems it unlawful. But hold on, the saga isn’t over!
This post explores the role of community researchers, highlighting the epistemic advantages they bring and the unintended consequences of their involvement. It suggests ways to address power dynamics and promote more equitable and ethical research practices.
This post problematises the positions from which research on irregular migrants is produced and the “access problem” is constructed. While emphasising the benefit of sharing experiences and identities between researchers and researched, the post highlights the importance of converging intentions as a condition for creating more symmetrical research relationships.
BLOGMigrants are still risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean; we must challenge the rhetoric of ‘invasion’ and examine the deeper reasons for migration, writes Nando SigonaOctober 2023Despite multiple attempts by European states to curtail irregular...
Interview to Nando Sigona on BBC News. How to address irregular sea crossings and the secondary mobility of migrants are igniting tensions at the border between Italy and France, and with other EU member states.
Recently, the Dutch newspaper AD featured Zaenal’s story as a victim of modern slavery as part of a podcast produced by Fairwork, our engagement partner from The Netherlands.
18 October, 1-2pm CET. Webinar
Irregular migration is an important feature of the political economy of migration and associated patterns of legal, social and economic inequality in Europe and elsewhere.
In an opinion column for Spanish daily El Pais, Nando Sigona examines the link between border externalisation and the normalisation of state violence across Europe.
Our I-CLAIM migration expert Ilse van Liempt commented on the news on the EU Tunis deal. Check all the related articles.
Experts doubt whether Sunday’s migration agreement with Tunisia will help reduce the number of people trying to reach the European Union, the Financieele Dagblad reported on Thursday.
In a world where people have always migrated seeking safety and opportunity, it is disheartening to witness the UK’s current treatment of those who make it their home.
The Berlin Smuggler’s Gala, which challenges the political narrative and public discourse surrounding the topic of “smuggling,” will be held on June 25th.
Celebrate International Domestic Workers Day on June 16th! Join thousands of domestic workers worldwide as they raise their voices in solidarity and commemorate a significant milestone in their lives.
Launching the handbook on irregular migration at the Migration and Societal Change Conference in Utrecht.
Feature interview in Al Jazeera for comms track record and social media
We are excited to invite you to submit individual paper proposals to the kick-off symposium of the project Tackling Precarious and Informal Work in the Nordic Countries (Future Challenges in the Nordics programme)
In March 2023 a research handbook on irregular migration was released with Edward Elgar edited by Ilse van Liempt, Joris Schapendonk and Amalia Campos-Delgado.
At the 20th IMISCOE Annual conference in Warsaw this year I-CLAIM will host two panels on the production of irregular living and working conditions for migrants and racialized communities in Europe.
New podcast series on migration and citizenship out now