MACIMIDE Co-Directors Melissa Siegel and Maarten Vink on migrants in times of corona

At UM, the Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) offers expertise and research on many different aspects of migration and provides extensive information on the migrant situation all over the world from societal, humanitarian, medical and economic perspectives. Two members of the MACIMIDE Executive Board, Prof. Melissa Siegel and Prof. Maarten Vink, explain how the corona crisis affects migrants in the Netherlands and abroad.  Siegel: “It is very clear that migrants, especially undocumented migrants and refugees and asylum seekers, are in more vulnerable situations at this time.” Vink: “The Netherlands can learn a lot from a migrant-friendly country like Portugal.”

Read their interview here.