Category Archives: Migrant issues

Writing is on the wall, but it’s not in Maltese

A living language is one that changes slowly with the times. A dead language is one that had been overcome by overpowering dominant influences. As someone who has witnessed the Maltese language disappearing at an increasing rate in generation after … Continue reading

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What to do about migration

I have always wondered why Europe has taken such a downturn in its dealings with immigrants compared to Anglophone countries such as Canada and Australia. In a recent excellent publication by Rita Chin, The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe – … Continue reading

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End of UK multiculturalism

One major reason for opting for Brexit has been the perceived loss of control of UK borders, allowing people to cross from the continent to the UK. Recent events in Europe have strengthened the view that some migrants may be … Continue reading

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Having dual citizenship: an unmixed blessing?

While most citizens welcome the option of possessing a second citizenship, and many are even prepared to spend millions to possess one, recent events in Australia have highlighted the problems that a second citizenship can unwittingly lead to. Several members … Continue reading

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The failure of multiculturalism

In the current turmoil when millions find themselves threatened and displaced to an extent not seen since the aftermath of World War II, one keeps wondering whether we have lost control completely and we keep asking ourselves: how did we … Continue reading

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The Maltese Diaspora: Changing Faces of Malta Abroad

Introduction: Some Landmarks in the history of migration[1] The aim of this introduction is to emphasize the changing pattern of migration and to give some idea of the movement of people that occurred particularly during the first three-quarters of the … Continue reading

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