New Issue of Crossing Borders about Young Migrants
08.Aug.12 - The last issue of Crossing Borders! was published more than one year ago, but we still continue and the new issue is dedicated to young migrants who were born, grew up or are in transit in Europe. They live on their own skin the social effects of European immigration and externalisation policy, but they are also protagonists of new forms of resistance and prepare the future of migrant struggles in Europe and against the borders.
One year after the riots in the UK, a generation with a history of migration took the centre of the scenes, transforming a condition defined as 'marginal' by social assistants and politicians into a central one. The so called 'second generations' refuse to remain hidden in the small spaces imposed to them. Thus, the objective of this new issue is to offer a European perspective that, while telling of specific moments of struggle or conditions of resistance, is capable of crossing the borders of different legislations and particular situations, enabling a general vision of the conditions of migrant youth. The new generations in movement challenge the social borders created by institutionalized racism and the reproduction of exploitation every day, that we wish to present and narrate these diverse experiences of struggles. From the UK to Patras, crossing Italy, Germany or France, thousands young are forcing the borders of citizenships and the States, the borders of their social exploitation. They are living crossing the borders... [download Crossing Borders! #10 here]