“We Deport Them but They Keep Coming Back”: The Normalcy of Deportation in the Daily Life of “Undocumented” Zimbabwean Migrant Workers in Botswana

“We Deport Them but They Keep Coming Back”: The Normalcy of Deportation in the Daily Life of “Undocumented” Zimbabwean Migrant Workers in Botswana (Treasa M. Galvin,  Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Volume 41, Number 4, 21 March 2015, pp. 617-634(18)) Based on ethnographic fieldwork among ‘undocumented’ Zimbabwean migrants in Botswana, this paper examines the complex strategies ‘undocumented’ migrants employ to deal with the threat and occurrence of deportation. In particular, the paper considers the manner in which strategies used to Read More

IOM Stands Ready to Assist Zimbabweans Returned from South Africa

IOM Stands Ready to Assist Zimbabweans Returned from South Africa (2011, International Organization for Migration) IOM and partners have begun to implement a contingency plan to provide humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwean migrants who may be forcibly returned from South Africa this year following the end of a regularization campaign on 31 December 2010. Hundreds of thousands of irregular Zimbabwean migrants could face deportation from South Africa as only about a sixth of the estimated Zimbabwean irregular migrant population applied for Read More

IOM Stands Ready to Assist Zimbabweans Returned from South Africa

IOM Stands Ready to Assist Zimbabweans Returned from South Africa (International Organization for Migration 2011) International Organization for Migration. 2011. “IOM Stands Ready to Assist Zimbabweans Returned from South Africa.” http://www.iom.int/news/iom-stands-ready-assist-zimbabweans-returned-south-africa. IOM and partners have begun to implement a contingency plan to provide humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwean migrants who may be forcibly returned from South Africa this year following the end of a regularization campaign on 31 December 2010.