Europe Banks on Incentives and Persuasion to Keep Migrants Home

Europe Banks on Incentives and Persuasion to Keep Migrants Home

"Along the Sahara trail that tens of thousands of Africans take each year to reach the shores of Italy, Europe is paying for a pit stop, of sorts — one that it hopes will give these young people on the move a reason to go back home. The center sits in Niger — in a city bustling with thousands of migrants risking everything to reach Europe — with a tough mission. It gambles that by giving the migrants heart-to-heart talks about the dangers ahead, then teaching them job skills that they can use at home, like how to make bricks out of sand and plastic, it can help stanch the exodus of Africans seeking a better life in Europe."

 

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  • Sengupta, Somini. "Europe Banks on Incentives and Persuasion to Keep Migrants Home", The New York Times, November 11, 2015.
  • Frontiers/Borders
  • Immigration policies
  • Immigration policy
  • Migration management
  • Mobility/Immobility
  • Securitization
  • Security dispositive