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Migration and Refugees

Migration issues are fraught with moral positions, confusion, and unexpected connections.

Pulitzer Center grantees look at the effects of climate and business on migration, the efforts of immigrants to preserve their own cultural identity, and the sacrifices they make in leaving family behind. Our journalists ask tough questions: How do refugees mobilize to take care of themselves when aid agencies fail?

Migration and Refugees exposes the risks and dangers refugees and migrants face as they leave one nation to seek a better home and a fresh start—only to find more obstacles and new threats. Resettlement presents its own set of challenges; hopes and promises prove illusory.

Migration and Refugees

China: Visiting a "Bachelor Village"

Marriage in China is a status symbol. Men living in the remote village of Gao Po lack economic security, which places them at the "bottom of society" and limits their chances of getting married.

Tunisia's Surprising New Islamists

Nine months after the revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, Ellen Knickmeyer revisits two of the first Tunisians to protest against the Ben Ali regime.

China: Black Market Babies

The Chinese media recently reported that children were being stolen from families and sold to orphanages. Lee and Subramanian tell the story of two parents grappling with this reality.