Border enforcement, migration controls, and mobility practices


How Can Previous Public Health Emergencies Help Us Understand the COVID-19 Travel Restrictions?

Authors:  Lorenzo Piccoli (EUI), Jelena Džankić (EUI), Didier Ruedin (University of Neuchatel), and Timothy Jacob-Owens (EUI and University of Edinburgh). Acknowledgment: This research is a collaboration between GLOBALCIT, the Migration Policy Centre, and the NCCR on the move and is concurrently being posted on these platforms. Every government in the world introduced restrictions to human mobility in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

The Future of Counter-Smuggling

Introduction At least 37 migrant men died following a collective effort to “crash” the fence separating Morocco from Melilla, one of the two Spanish enclaves in North Africa, on June 24th. The number of casualties is expected to increase, and hundreds of people were reportedly injured. Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez stated that the events […]