The UNESCO Courier, April-June 2019
  • E-ISSN: 22202293


The debate on what we call a “migration crisis” has a racial component. It is a pattern which consistently repeats itself in laws, narratives and practices, like it has done over centuries, according to Uruguayan-American writer Jorge Majfud. Taking us on an instructive detour through history, he points out the total absence – in this same heated debate – of any mention of half a million European immigrants who live illegally in the United States and another million Americans living illegally in Mexico.

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