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G4 Migration: Case studies of migration

The stories of migrants

Essential questions

Why do people migrate?

  • What is migration?

  • What are some commonalities that all migrations have?

  • What opportunities and challenges do people face when they migrate?

  • Do all migration stories vary?

Economic migrations

CHINA

From The China Post, a newspaper article about the migration back to the countryside within China today.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/china/2008/12/31/190026/China%27s-great.htm​

Peru

Canada

Environmental migration (climate)

A story from Poland

Poland

Migration from Africa

When you don't exist

FICTION

Amnesty International presents migration today from a different perspective.

Social migration to the UK

Vietnamese Migration Story

With thanks

"All Our Stories." Migration Museum Project. N.p., 2016. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <http://www.migrationmuseum.org./>.

Al Jazeera English. "Canada Closing Door to Immigrants." YouTube. YouTube, 10 June 2013. Web. 10 Jan. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sz4Ee1eich4>.

Al Jazeera America. "Illegal Immigrants Face Dangerous Mexican/US Border - One Story." YouTube. YouTube, 8 Apr. 2014. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eMq-MTw2wA>.

Amnesty International. "When You Don't Exist." YouTube. YouTube, 13 June 2012. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OUpsWCvE38>.

"In Motion." AAME :. New York Public Library, 2005. Web. 10 Jan. 2016. <http://www.inmotionaame.org/migrations/index.cfm>.

Kansas Migrant and EEL Academy. "A Young Immigrant's Story." YouTube. YouTube, 6 Aug. 2012. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLFam_BqcnQBlaAvf9zvZfKzlyWveIBdUK&v=JqGAVBMJZpM>.

"Migrant Crisis in Europe." Listen Current. Listen Current, n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2016. <https://listencurrent.com/current_events/490-migrant-crisis-in-europe>.

"The Guardian View on Climate Change and Social Disruption." The Guardian. N.p., 8 Mar. 2015. Web. 10 Jan. 2016. <http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/08/guardian-view-climate-change-social-disruption>.

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