Migration

World cup: Nearly one-third of players in European teams are of migrant descent

Friday 29 June 2018 | VoxEurop

Facing rising hostility in Western Europe, migrants are massively overrepresented in the region's World Cup's teams, compared with the overall population.


How the List tallies Europe’s migrant bodycount

Thursday 21 June 2018 | VoxEurop

Compiled by United for Intercultural Action, the List tallies all the refugees and migrants who have died trying to reach Europe.


Data show no direct correlation between number of refugees and populist vote 

Monday 24 September 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

Post-vote analysis in Sweden show that there seems to be no direct correlation between the number of refugees living in a given city and the increase in the ballots casted for the Sweden Democrats


What brings Romanians to the streets  in depth

Monday 10 September 2018 | Paula Baciu
| VoxEurop

On 10 August, more than 100,000 citizens rallied in Bucharest to protest against the rampant corruption that cripples the Social-Democrats-led government and makes thousands of educated young people flee the country in search for better opportunities.


When Europeans seek asylum 

Wednesday 22 August 2018 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

Every year, almost 100,000 Europeans seek asylum in EU countries, and the number of applications continues to grow. Yet this is a phenomenon which remains at the margins of the debate on asylum – and that on EU enlargement.


Record-high number of asylum applicants from Nigeria to the Netherlands

Tuesday 07 August 2018 | Newsworthy

At the end of May 2018 45 citizens from Nigeria had pending asylum applications in the Netherlands, according to new data from Eurostat. That is more than any month since 2008.


The number of asylum applicants from Guinea to the EU is declining

Monday 13 August 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Guinea in the European Union. At the end of May 2018 284 citizens from Guinea had pending asylum applications in the EU, compared to for example October 2017 when 1,335 applied for asylum.


The number of asylum applicants from Somalia to the EU is declining

Friday 10 August 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Somalia in the European Union. At the end of May 2018 666 citizens from Somalia had pending asylum applications in the EU, compared to for example September 2017 when 1,130 applied for asylum.


The number of asylum applicants from Ukraine to the EU is declining

Thursday 09 August 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Ukraine in the European Union. At the end of May 2018 254 citizens from Ukraine had pending asylum applications in the EU, compared to for example October when 915 applied for asylum.


The number of asylum applicants from Pakistan to the EU is declining

Wednesday 08 August 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows a declining trend in asylum seekers from Pakistan in the European Union. At the end of May 2018 694 citizens from Pakistan had pending asylum applications in the EU, compared to for example September 2016 when 4,710 applied for asylum.