Legal security and solidarity – what happened?

Legal security and solidarity – what happened?

Embarrassing! “refugee policy”Bullshit! and brown statisticsEmbarrassing! and ignorantThey bluff and lie until the lie becomes true Embarrassing! your whole policy isBullshit! and brown rhetoricEmbarrassing! if we surrenderWhen new fascism becomes...
Solidarities through movement

Solidarities through movement

It is often assumed that what is bad for migrants is good for citizens. Tougher immigration requirements – bad for migrants but protecting ‘our’ borders; restrictions on the right to work – bad for migrants, but safeguarding jobs for ‘us’; limiting access to the...
Immigration controls: from the ‘pauper alien’ to NRPF

Immigration controls: from the ‘pauper alien’ to NRPF

Most discussions of the UK’s ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ immigration rule would suggest that its origins lie in the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. The current iteration of the policy, which prevents people ‘subject to immigration control’ from accessing most...
What is in a word?

What is in a word?

Their name is unimportant. They is often called a second generation immigrant in their home country. For two years, they was an expat in in the US, where their mother grew up. They is quite mobile, travelling and residing part of the year in a major European city...
Tanker fra felten om modstand og forbehold

Tanker fra felten om modstand og forbehold

Det kræver ikke mange minutters søgning på antropologisk litteratur før man finder ud af, at antropologer er glade for at bruge ord som ”samarbejde” og ”dialog”, når de beskriver deres egen forskning. Nogle vil måske gå så langt som at sige, det er blevet en diskurs....