Speedy work carried out for free in Norway resulted in an IT system that protects refugees against human traffickers at the Polish-Ukrainian border. This type of aid work may become financially self-supporting.
Scepticism about social welfare schemes can increase as immigration grows. But only among those who are already sceptical of immigrants.
Income differences in small Norwegian towns have increased since 2004, when several former Eastern Bloc countries joined the EU.
Food production was quickly declared a socially critical function with the outbreak of the pandemic. The dependence of agricultural and food industry sectors on migrant workers has never been clearer, one researcher says.
Heart-breaking images of children in refugee camps in Greece and Syria remind us of how war is driving children to flee their homes. Minors are being sent off to foreign countries. But this also happened in Norway’s neighbouring country of Finland during World War II.
Children’s health declines the longer they live in refugee camps. Many adults are also struggling, with seven out of ten feeling like they have no future.
Migrants are doing well generally, but experience higher rates of depressive symptoms than the population at large in some European countries. One country stands out as an exception.
People who choose to emigrate are those with the best education, new research shows. This flies in the face of popular opinion.
Sexual violence in war is attracting more attention thanks to the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. But nothing suggests that the abuse is lessening.
Many immigrants changed their names when they came to the United States at the turn of the last century. People who changed their first names often landed better-paying jobs.
Syrian refugee children often do not learn to read in their native Arabic. But two new games are set to change that.
Many Chinese students come to Norway with big ambitions. But everyday life can be hard and lonely. Some find solace in religion.