Category Archives: Migrant issues

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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Three generations of Maltese in Australia: A picture through surveys of the population

In Australia, almost 50 per cent of the population were born overseas or had parents who were born overseas, a percentage which is bound to increase in the coming years. This has enabled this country to increase its population from … Continue reading

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Children of the Maltese diaspora

Ask anyone you meet and chances are they will confirm they have relatives overseas, and, increasingly, more and more grandchildren. It is a fact, however, that we know very little about these grandchildren, except that they are cute and fast-growing. … Continue reading

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