'The hands that feed us' is a nine-part series of the column Eating Niagara by Tiffany Mayer, published monthly. The articles showcase Caribbean and Mexican seasonal workers labouring the fields of the Niagara region, putting a face to the thousands of hands that plant, care for, and harvest most of the fruit and vegetables Canadians enjoy year round.
To read Mayer's column in the St. Catherines Standard, click HERE
To read the article on Tiffany Mayer's website, click HERE
The Guardian has published an article on the increase in migrant deaths at the US-Mexico border. UN figures reveal that more people have died crossing the border from Mexico to the US compared to the previous year. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that the number of migrant deaths at the border has increased 17%, despite fewer people attempting to cross the border.
The Kino Border Initiative, providing services in the US-Mexico border, shares a story that highlights the problems related to family family separation upon arrival for migrants ad refugees.
Click here to read their post.
GloMHI Publishes Editorial on 'Fractured Families and Communities as an Effect of Migration and Structural Violence'
Migration Policy has put together a Data Hub with interactive tools, data charts, and maps to learn the origins and destination of international migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.
Click here to access their website.
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