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Migration and Terror: Time for a Sensible Debate

Dr. Khalid Koser | Posted 11.24.2015 | World
Dr. Khalid Koser

Aside from a fake Syrian passport, there is no evidence that the Paris attacks were masterminded or perpetrated by migrants. Even if evidence does emerge, the dividends of migration in Europe clearly and demonstrably will continue to outweigh the risks.

Migration: A Global Issue in Need of a Global Solution

Christine Lagarde | Posted 11.12.2015 | World
Christine Lagarde

To support additional public services for refugees, countries neighboring conflict zones will require more financial resources. The international community must play its part. With the IMF's support, for example, Jordan has been able to adjust its fiscal targets to help meet this need. Ultimately, however, one thing is very clear: No country can manage the refugee issue on their own. We need global cooperation.

Migrants Need Cities. Cities Need Migrants

William Lacy Swing | Posted 11.04.2015 | Impact
William Lacy Swing

It's an inescapable truism that's begun to sink in with leaders worldwide and which, very soon, will become obvious even to those most opposed to our current wave of human mobility.

Brain Drain Hits Greece As Young Professionals Seek Financial Security

HuffPost Greece | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.03.2015 | World

Between the end of World War II and the early 1980s, hundreds of thousands of Greeks migrated abroad in search of work. Countries like Germany, the Un...

Why Giving Back to the Birds Matters

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.03.2015 | Green
Craig Newmark

Not only did I support 'em financially, but I worked with Audubon's team on a social media partnership, which helped to raise Audubon's profile, expand their network and generate support.

Do the World's 232 Million Migrants Have Constitutional Rights?

Dr. Jody Heymann | Posted 10.26.2015 | World
Dr. Jody Heymann

While the Syrian refugee crisis is currently capturing the world's attention, it reflects a much broader trend of increasing migration worldwide.

"Hört auf mich nach meinen Wurzeln zu fragen - ich bin doch kein Baum"

HuffPost Video | Posted 10.10.2015 | College

Youtuberin Puja Kaur Matta erklärt, wieso sie nicht mehr gefragt werden will, woher sie "eigentlich" kommt. Auf ihrem Youtube Vlog setzt sie sich wei...

Crossing Borders

Yara Zgheib | Posted 10.08.2015 | World
Yara Zgheib

At the end of the day, I am a Turkish astronomer running around in a European costume, humming Arabic lullabies and making anise tea.

Migration Advice from Successful Immigrant Women

Fiona Citkin, Ph.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.

With migrants flooding Europe and the refugee crisis unfolding, we are worrying how they will cope. Is it feasible for any country to digest such a suddenly massive influx of so culturally different newcomers and sustain its own values?

Fact-Checking the Dominican Ambassador on Citizenship, Migration and Human Rights

France Francois | Posted 09.22.2015 | Latino Voices
France Francois

Despite the millions spent by the Dominican government on public relations and lobbying firms, the facts cannot be spun to make the country look as if it's a successful model for documenting migrants and promoting human rights, as José Tomás Pérez, Dominican Ambassador to the United States, claimed in a recent article.

Adiós, Gigante: Our Saturday Afternoon Fever

Paz Zarate | Posted 09.21.2015 | Latino Voices
Paz Zarate

Some years ago, while living in Washington D.C., I realized that being Chilean was, among the Latino community, synonymous with being Don Francisco's compatriot (and no longer one of Pinochet's). And that this connection -- an infallible ice-breaker, even if the conversation turned into criticism of the show for its sexism or another reason -- generated a degree of fraternity.

A Crucial Moment to Address Global Migration

Daniel Speckhard | Posted 09.18.2015 | Impact
Daniel Speckhard

It took the heartbreaking image of a drowned toddler lying on a beach in Turkey to finally wake the world to a humanitarian crisis that has been long brewing. We are at a "hinge" moment in history in which a number of factors are contributing to people on the move.

'Green News Report' - September 15, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.15.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: California's all-time record heat and record drought explode into more...

Europe's Refugee Crisis Spawns A Billion-Dollar Industry

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.09.2015 | World

Europe's refugee crisis is not only an urgent humanitarian disaster, but has also spawned an incredibly lucrative industry. Refugees and migrants are...

Thousands Of Migrants And Refugees Finally Make It To Germany

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.06.2015 | World

BUDAPEST/MUNICH, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Thousands of migrants and refugees streamed into Germany on Sunday, many traveling through Austria from Hungary w...

Germany Steps Up On Refugee Crisis As Rest Of EU Dawdles

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 09.04.2015 | World

A summer of tragedy in Europe is set to continue into fall, with Germany shaping up to be an important player in a crisis that's sending hundred...

Devastating Photos Show Thousands Trapped In Budapest Train Station

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 09.02.2015 | World

As European governments spar over how to address the rising number of migrants and refugees trying to enter the EU, some cities in the regio...

Damnatio Memoriae: Returning Mediterranean's Lost Migration History to Center Stage

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.01.2015 | Books
Jeff Biggers

Today's global migration shift is not a new story in the Mediterranean. The controversy over unconditional birthrights dates back thousands of years.

German Soccer Fans Welcome Refugees Amid Ongoing Crisis

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.31.2015 | World

As Europe faces the challenge of a wave of migration across its borders, with people fleeing violent conflict and terrorism looking for a better life...

Market crashes and Migration Linked by Hot Money Flows

Diane M. Francis | Posted 08.31.2015 | World
Diane M. Francis

The collapse in stock markets and the surge in the migrants flooding into Europe captured August headlines. There are many underlying causes for each phenomenon, all linked. Unprecedented flows of illicit money are damaging most economies. Investors are fleeing this, as are migrants.

Greece Rescues 2,500 Migrants At Sea In Past 3 Days

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.31.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard picked up nearly 2,500 migrants from the sea in dozens of search and rescue operations, par...

Call It What It Is: A Global Migration Shift From Climate, Not A Migrant Or Refugee Crisis

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.28.2015 | World
Jeff Biggers

A far more dangerous precedence of denial over a looming global shift of populations largely from climate change is taking place. There is not a migrant or refugee crisis. We're in the midst of a global migration shift.

As Migrants Head North, Hungary Decries 'Humiliating' EU Policy

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.26.2015 | World

ROSZKE, Hungary, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Hungary called on Tuesday for more money from the European Union to handle a rising tide of migrants crossing the...

Artists Transform Heartbreaking Letters From Detained Migrants Into Gripping Works Of Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts

"I’m worried, because my daughter is losing weight, because she doesn’t eat," a single mother, detained at the Karnes Detention Center in...

European Union Approves Billions In Funding For Migrant Crisis

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.10.2015 | World

BRUSSELS, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The European Commission on Monday approved 2.4 billion euros ($2.6 billion) of aid over six years for countries includin...