Tearing Down the Walls

Tearing Down the Walls

“Migrants are ruining national economies and should not be allowed to work” Politicians and others have often tried to demonize so-called ‘economic’ migrants in order to rally support for xenophobic policies or create a scapegoat during economic downturns. In reality,...
Tearing Down the Walls

Tearing Down the Walls

“Migrants only come to Europe and other rich countries” As noted, the term ‘migrant’ has been used as a catch-all when describing potentially broad categories of individuals with a range of legal statuses and protection needs. Irrespective of these classifications,...
Tearing Down the Walls

Tearing Down the Walls

“All migrants are the same” The individual stories of migrants are often unheard, and the public remains largely unaware of what drove them to leave their homes. Instead, government officials, the media, and others have at times broadly portrayed foreigners, including...