New Internationalist

The language of human migration

Issue 409

Word power 36 by Mitchell & Richardson

asylum-seeker
person who, having escaped a madhouse, is put into one
Brain Drain
popular game show in Eastern Europe where winners, invariably skilled, get to live in the West
customs
quaint national tradition of not letting anyone in
emPLOY
to promise work to young female migrants before forcing them to become sex workers
NoMad
acting with sanity, moving from poverty to opportunity
traffic jam
smuggling 25 people in a 6-person van

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