International Migration Journal

The International Migration Journal is a refereed bimonthly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited by Carleton University and published online by Wiley. The editor at Carleton University, Dr. Howard Duncan, is responsible for the direction and content of the journal.

International Migration Vol. 57 (2) April 2019


  • Introduction to Special Issue on Displacement in Iraq by Rochelle Davis
  • The Syrian Refugee Crisis in the Kurdish Region of Iraq: Explaining the Role of Borders in Situations of Forced Displacement by Filippo Dionigi
  • The Politics of IDP Education Provision: Negotiating identity and schooling in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq by Kelsey Shanks
  • Iraqi IDP s Access to Durable Solutions: Results of Two Rounds of a Longitudinal Study by
  • Lorenza Rossi, Rochelle Davis, Grace Benton, Sinan Zeyneloglu and Salma Al-Shami
  • House Damage Revisited: How Type of Damage and Perpetrating Actor Affect Intentions and Actions of IDP s in Iraq by Olga Aymerich and Sinan Zeyneloglu
  • Among Brothers and Strangers: Identities in Displacement in Iraq by Nadia Siddiqui, Roger Guiu and Aaso Ameen Shwan
  • Navigating Peace and Security: Women and Social Capital in Iraq by Jacqueline Parry and Olga Aymerich
  • Designing User-Centered Humanitarian Technologies with Displaced People in Iraq: Lessons from Refunite's Mobile Family Tracing Platform by Sacha Robehmed


  • Introduction: Syrian Refugees – Facing Challenges, Making Choices by Ahmet Icduygu and Deniz S. Sert
  • Refugee Hospitality in Lebanon and Turkey. On Making ‘The Other’ by Estella Carpi and H. Pınar Şenoğuz
  • A Faithful Alliance Between the Civil Society and the State: Actors and Mechanisms of Accommodating Syrian Refugees in Istanbul by Didem Danış and Dilara Nazlı
  • Refugees in Greece: Facing a Multifaceted Labyrinth by Konstantinos Tsitselikis
  • The EU -Turkey-’deal’: Legal Challenges and Pitfalls by Dr. Roman Lehner
  • Coercive Engineered Syrian Mass Migration in the EU -Turkey Relations: A Case Analysis for Future Reference by Nefise Ela Gokalp Aras
  • Syrian Refugees Living on the Edge: Policy and Practice Implications for Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing by Duygu Cantekin
  • Talking about Integration: The Voices of Syrian Refugees Taking Part in Introduction Programmes for Integration into Swedish Society by Gregg Bucken-Knapp, Zainab Fakih and Andrea Spehar
  • Turkey's Education Policies towards Syrian Refugees: A Macro-level Analysis by K. Onur Unutulmaz
  • Schools and Refugee Children: The Case of Syrians in Turkey by Çetin Çelik and Ahmet İçduygu
  • Transnational Activities of Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Hindering or Supporting Integration by Doğuş Şimşek
  • Media Discussion on the Naturalization Policy for Syrians in Turkey by Reyhan Atasü-Topçuoğlu
  • Refugees and Elections: The Effects of Syrians on Voting Behavior in Turkey by Ali Fisunoğlu and Deniz Ş. Sert

International Migration Vol. 57 (1) February 2019


  • The Migration Archipelago: Social Navigation and Migrant Agency by Anna Triandafyllidou
  • Deciding Where to go: Policies, People and Perceptions Shaping Destination Preferences by Heaven Crawley and Jessica Hagen-Zanker
  • Linking Migration Intentions with Flows: Evidence and Potential Use by Jasper Tjaden, Daniel Auer and Frank Laczko
  • The Americas’ Multi-Polar Displacements as A New Pattern in Haitian-French Guyanese Migrations by Romanovski Zéphirin
  • Internal Migration in Spain: Dealing with Multilateral Resistance and Nonlinearites by Adolfo Maza, María Gutiérrez-Portilla, María Hierro and José Villaverde


  • The National Laws of Myanmar: Making of Statelessness for the Rohingya by Archana Parashar and Jobair Alam
  • State Immigration Policies: The Role of State Compacts and Interest Groups on Immigration Legislation by Erin Trouth Hofmann, Paul Jacobs and Peggy Petrzelka
  • A Needs and Readiness Assessment of the United States Refugee Resettlement Program: Focus on Syrian Asylum-Seekers and Refugees by Damir Utržan, Elizabeth Wieling and Timothy Piehler
  • Corruption, Policing and Migration: Exploring the Interaction Between Migrant Workers and Police in Russia, Ukraine and the UK by Anna Markovska, Alexey Serdyuk and Valerii Sokurenko
  • Protection of Migrants from Extradition in Serbia due to Risk of Persecution by Ivana Krstić and Marko Davinić
  • A move in the Right Direction? The Model Law against Trafficking in Persons and the ILO Operational Indicators by Ramona Vijeyarasa
  • The Hunted: UDHR and Africans with Albinism by Bright Nkrumah
  • (Re)producing Statelessness via Indirect Gender Discrimination: Descendants of Haitian Migrants in the Dominican Republic by Allison J. Petrozziello
  • Implementing and Rethinking the European Union's Asylum Legislation: The Asylum Procedures Directive by Karin Schittenhelm


  • Race, Wealth and the Masking of Opposition to Immigrants in the Netherlands by Mathew J. Creighton, Peter Schmidt and Diana Zavala-Rojas
  • Does Poverty Among Immigrants Adapt to Country of Residence? Turks in Germany and Denmark by Asena Caner and Peder J. Pedersen
  • Explaining Native-Migrant Differences in Parental Knowledge about the German Educational System by David Kretschmer
  • Does Country Context Matter? Sub-Saharan and North African Immigrants’ Labour Market Outcomes in France and Spain by Rebbeca Tesfai
  • Cultural Capital of Recruitment Decision-Makers and its Influence on their Perception of Person-Organisation Fit of Skilled Migrants by Shamika Almeida, Marie-France Waxin and Yin Paradies