2017 Migration

  • OFW_TaiwanA Research on Return and Reintegration : Case Study of OFWS in Taiwan

    Current government policy guidelines have not fully elaborated the difference between “Return” and “Reintegration”. These stages of migration remain to be treated as one and the same. However, return and reintegration are two different concepts. Return may only refer to the physical return of a migrant to their country of origin while reintegration is a process to which the migrant is reintroduced and reinserted to the community under…

  • OFW_crisisVulnerable but unfazed? Analyzing OFW Experiences, Coping Strategies and Migration Prospects Amid Economic Crisis

    Time and again, economic crisis proves to be detrimental most to migrant labor. They are often the very first target of massive layoffs and deteriorated working and living conditions as a consequence of the contraction of private companies and collapse of economies in destination countries. Moreover, they usually bear the brunt of discriminatory policies of their host countries and of xenophobic sentiments of native populations most pronounced…