The Italian Plan for Regularisation: Real progress for migrants’ rights?

Since Covid-19 hit Italy, regularisation for undocumented migrants was seen as important not only to protect migrant workers’ rights but also to counter their vulnerability to contagion. Regularisation agreed in May 2020 is a step forward, but it contains significant inadequacies, leaving out of its scope many migrants in conditions of irregularity and precariousness. This […]

The Politics Of Regularisation Of Migrant Labour In Italy

Covid-19 has turned the Italian political debate on immigration upside down. On May 2020, the Italian government approved a new plan to temporarily regularise up to 200,000 undocumented migrants who are working or have worked in the past in the agricultural sector or as care-workers. Rather than as a threat or danger, a regularisation for […]