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Argentina’s restrictive turn on migration: Trump’s first imitator in the Americas?

By on February 13, 2017

by Diego Acosta and Leiza Brumat Argentina’s history and national identity are inextricably linked to immigration. Indeed, between 1880 and 1930 the country was the world’s second largest recipient of migrants, behind only the US. The immigration policies of both nations were often aligned during the period. In 1902, for example, Argentina adopted a law facilitating […]

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Brazil’s new migration law: a huge step forward for migrant rights protection

By on December 9, 2016

by Diego Acosta This week (6 December) the Brazilian Congress voted by a majority of more than 70% in favour of the adoption of a new migration law. This law will replace the present framework adopted in 1980 during the military dictatorship (though it will only come into force after ratification by the Senate and […]

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Comparing migration governance in Europe and South America

By on September 24, 2016

By Diego Acosta and Andrew Geddes How do regional responses to migration differ in Europe and South America? This is the question tackled by new MIGPROSP research, published in the European Journal of Migration and Law. Points of contact There are important points of contact between Europe and South America. The European Community (as it […]

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Free movement in South America: the emergence of an alternative model?

By on September 1, 2016

by Diego Acosta   Over the last 15 years, South American governments and regional organisations have adopted an expansive discourse about migration that entails welcoming all migrants and promoting the free movement rights of foreigners. At a time when the European Union (EU) free movement regime has suffered a major setback with the United Kingdom […]

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