World Migratory Bird Day

Photo: Tom Koerner/USFWS, Northern harrier at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge World Migratory Bird Day sets in motion a number of participant-created events around the world that take place over the next few days. From talks to walks, there are a lot of events. The ‘day’ officially takes place on the second Saturday in May in …

International Migrants Day

Photo December 18 is International Migrants Day. Key Links https://www.un.org/en/events/migrantsday Embedded Tweets “Moving is an adventure. For those who do it because they can, it is obviously a pleasant adventure. For those who do it because they must, it is not always the case” – As a migrant from young age, I celebrate Int’l Migrants Day! https://t.co/yH1BfiegIP …

USA: Immigration Policy, Caravans, and Protests (2019)

Poster Spotlight on the zero tolerance program of the Trump Administration. Questions What are the immigration proposals? Who are the local reporters, activists and politicians working along the border? February 2019 What we know about the migrant caravan waiting at the Texas-Mexico border – Texas Tribune One caravan is in Piedras Negras, another is making …

USA: Immigration Policy Change and Protests 2018

Poster Spotlight on the zero tolerance program of the Trump Administration. In June 2018, networks broadcast live from the USA/Mexico border. Questions What are the immigration proposals? Who are the local reporters, activists and politicians working along the border? 2019 USA: Immigration Policy, Caravans, and Protests (2019) December https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trump-hasnt-needed-the-wall-to-remake-u-s-immigration-policy Commentary: The desperation that drives Central …

Migration

Buzzwords Migration = Movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions; Seasonal movement of animals from one region to another. Fast Facts via the FAO Fast Facts In 2015, there were 244 million international migrants, 40% more than in 2000. People who move within national borders were estimated at 763 million in …

Tourism and Migration Conference (2007)

ABOUT THE TOURISM AND MIGRATION CONFERENCE Participants in the 2007 Tourism and Migration E-Conference shared examples from countries around the globe, including Canada, Ecuador, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa, Thailand and the United States. Participants are asked to reflect on the difference between travel and migration and to relay their own experiences and research. We also …