September 22, 2015 /
Carl Gierstorfer, Amy Maxmen
BMW Foundation hosts journalists Amy Maxmen and Carl Gierstorfer for a discussion on the realities of covering a deadly virus and the vulnerable populations affected.
A young Syrian refugee packs tea boxes under a table in a Turkish factory near his refugee camp on the Turkey-Syria border.
January 10, 2017 / WNYC Radio
Malia Politzer, Emily Kassie
Journalists Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie discuss their project in the HuffingtonPost Highline, “The 21st Century Gold Rush: How the refugee crisis is changing the world economy."
Food, beds, pillows—those are luxuries in the ghettos of Agadez. Image by Emily Kassie. Niger, 2016.
December 23, 2016 / Huffington Post
Malia Politzer, Emily Kassie
These are the stories of the CEOs, criminal masterminds, pencil-pushers and low-flying vultures who have figured out how to profit from global instability, also known as human suffering.
Image by Emily Kassie. Turkey, 2016.
December 23, 2016
Malia Politzer, Emily Kassie
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
December 15, 2016
Laura Kasinof
Laura Kasinof learns what it means to leave everything behind and move to a new country with little knowledge of what the future will hold.
Karsten Reise concedes that his views are not likely to affect significant change during his lifetime, but is confident that they’ll be adopted eventually.
November 25, 2016 / Hakai Magazine
Dan Grossman
A renegade biologist is challenging a millennium of German dike-building tradition.
Roshak, a Kurdish-Syrian refugee, poses in front of a trendy cafe in Berlin's Kreuzberg neighborhood. Image by Laura Kasinof. Berlin, 2016.
November 15, 2016 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Laura Kasinof
Five refugees in Berlin talk about what the label 'refugee' means to them
A boy stands at the gate of a refugee camp in Tompa, Hungary. Image by Bence Jardany via Wikimedia Commons. Hungary, 2016.
October 18, 2016 / Latterly
Laura Kasinof
This month, the E.U. expanded the power of its border patrol agency, Frontex.
Visiting Trinity Church in Berlin one Sunday in July 2016. Half of the service was translated into Farsi. Image by Laura Kasinof. Germany, 2016.
October 14, 2016 / The Atlantic
Laura Kasinof
Iranian asylum seekers in Germany are converting to Christianity and filling pews in churches across Germany. What's the reason for this phenomenon?
Farida prepares lunch one afternoon at her shelter in Königs Wusterhausen, Germany. Image by Laura Kasinof. Germany, 2016.
October 5, 2016 / .Coda
Laura Kasinof
Having risked their lives and spent their savings to get to Germany, two Afghan families now face deportation.
Refugees and migrants head north through Hungary toward Austria in September 2015. Image by Joachim Seidler. Hungary, 2015.
September 27, 2016 / Latterly
Laura Kasinof
How confusion about a policy led 1.5 million asylum seekers to Germany — many of whom won’t be allowed to stay.
September 23, 2016
Laura Kasinof
Some 1.1 million migrants came to seek asylum in Germany’s borders in 2015 and more are on their way. What's life like for refugees after they arrive?
Migrants at Wien Westbahnhof railway station on their way to Germany. Image by Bwag courtesy Wikimedia Commons.  Austria, 2015.
September 23, 2016 / Latterly
Laura Kasinof
Being a refugee in Europe means joy, anxiety and enduring nasty looks from the locals.