Migrant/refugee struggles recommended readings.

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Aug 6 2016 22:30
Migrant/refugee struggles recommended readings.

Since the issue of migrants/refugees clearly isn't going away anytime soon (and will probably acquire even greater significance, given current events - e.g. the continuing war in Syria, Trump, Brexit), do people have any good suggestions for readings on revolutionaries responses, in the past, to struggles involving migrants/refugees?

I read the ICC's article Immigration and the Workers' Movement, which I thought was pretty good and mentioned, among other things, the 1912 Lawrence strike.

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Aug 7 2016 11:39

Here's a few recent ones:
Migration, refugees and labour

From Welcome to Farewell: Germany, the refugee crisis and the global surplus proletariat

Vogelfrei. Migration, deportations, capital and its state

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Aug 7 2016 12:10

The immigrant solidarity movement beyond the limit of state humanitarianism

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Aug 8 2016 09:30

It's not on revolutionaries' past responses, but Dan Trilling's reporting has been excellent, mostly in the LRB but also elsewhere. He's also reviewed some of the recent theory (some 'radical') around the issue here.

Ambalavaner Sivanandan has written a lot on black and Asian struggles in Britain and the political economy of migration.

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Jan 23 2017 19:52

From Welcome to Farewell: Germany, the refugee crisis and the global surplus proletariat by Felix Baum.

Workers of the world, fight amongst yourselves! Notes on the refugee crisis by Friends of the Classless Society, trans. Endnotes.

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Jan 23 2017 21:06

The latest text from a four-part series from the ICC stands on its own: http://en.internationalism.org/icconline/201701/14230/migrants-and-refugees-victims-capitalist-decline-part-4-collapse-berlin-wall-

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Jan 23 2017 21:29

Another non-historical one - the Samos Chronicles blog from Chris Jones and Sofiane Ait Chalalet.