Race, Ethnicity and Immigration

Exploring how structural systems affect people of diverse races, ethnicities, citizenships statuses, and nationalities differently and advocating for just policies and practices

Racism is the belief that characteristics and abilities can be attributed to people simply on the basis of their race and that some racial groups are superior to others. Racism and discrimination have been used as powerful weapons encouraging fewer or hatred of others in times of conflict and war, and even during economic downturns. This issue topic focuses on race, ethnicity and immigration by exploring how structural systems affect people of different races, ethnicities and nationalities differently and the affects of these social unjust systems. This issue also explores the topic of migration and immigration by examining who migrates, how they migrate, where they migrate to, when they migrate, and why people migrate; cornerstones to understanding immigration policies worldwide.