Why Do People Migrate? Part 1: Facts

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`Start by reading this article and discuss in your journal how current official definitions of "migrants", "refugees" and "asylum seekers" are challenged by the on-going migration crisis at the South-East borders of Europe.

You can also see Unit 2.1 for more information about irregular migration in Mediterranean region, Unit 2.2 about EU norms on asylum seeking, and Unit 2.3 on the case of Syrian refugees.

Don't forget to have a look to what others have done in their journals!

There is no clear definition fot the migrantion


I think it's difficult to put a specific definition of refugees and asylum seekers because the conditions and circumstances are often similar in the developing countries, where there are wars and conflicts.
I think that asylum policy must be flexible and accommodate the conditions of refugees and asylum seekers

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