Reflections of The World during the Covid-19 Pandemic On the Lives of Immigrants

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Zırh B. C. , Karakılıç İ. Z.

Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV), pp.13, İstanbul, 2020

  • Publication Type: Expert Report / Expert Report
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • City: İstanbul
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Immigrants are at the center of the debates on the possible consequences of the Covid-19 global pandemic. Measures to limit human mobility created an important awareness concerning international or national mobile/migrant seasonal workers and refugees (we will be using the term immigrant throughout the article) on a global scale. This unexpected pause in the mobility of millions of immigrants showed how regions of the world that appeared to be separated from each other by deep inequalities were in reality tightly coupled.