Migration and Asylum
The Open Society Foundations support groups that work on a broad range of issues affecting the safety and well-being of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.
How New Technologies Can Help—and Hurt—Migrant Workers
Technology has enormous potential to improve the situation of the most disadvantaged workers, particularly migrants and refugees in low-wage jobs. But it can also exacerbate power imbalances that lead to worker exploitation.
A New Model for Refugee Resettlement Puts People First, and Gathers Support
Immigration ministers from six countries have endorsed a model for refugee resettlement that gives a leading role to people and families, rather than the state.
A Brighter Future for Refugee Kids, Through Learning and Laughter
Syrian refugee children—now living in uncertain conditions in multiple countries—are in dire need of both educational and psychological support. A new and unique partnership is trying to help.
Where Are the 47 Political Exiles Sent by Nigeria to Cameroon?
A vicious conflict in the Cameroon region has led to the secret detention and disappearance of 47 political exiles—who, in a breach of international law, were sent back to the country by Nigeria.
How U.S. States and Cities Can Shore Up Civil Rights
The federal government is abandoning its historical role in protecting citizens’ rights. It’s time to give state and local governments the support they’ll need to pick up the slack.
Five Steps the EU Must Take to Protect Civil Society
With attacks on the public space unfurling across the European Union, it is essential that the EU take swift and decisive action to protect the foundational values and institutions that undergird democracy.
The Three Currents Roiling the Waters of British Politics
The results from a series of focus groups with UK voters paint a picture of an electorate that is uneasy about politics, uncertain about the future, and nostalgic about a supposedly better recent past.
Q&A: The Open Society Foundations in a Changing Europe
After nearly a decade of economic and political upheaval, the need to revive the EU is clear. Here’s what the Open Society Foundations are doing to help.