Articles by Natalie Welfens

July 19, 2021

Why Europe could be denying the ‘most vulnerable’ refugees safe, legal routes to protection

Natalie Welfens
Safe and legal pathways to protection in Europe are scarce. Officially, states should admit only ‘the most vulnerable’ refugees. Yet, writes Natalie Welfens, humanitarian considerations are increasingly bound up with concerns about refugees' social and cultural fit with the admission state
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Natalie Welfens
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Amsterdam

Natalie's research interests focus on questions around inequality, inclusion and exclusion, and categorisation practices in refugee and asylum policies.

In her research she combines insights from gender-, critical migration and critical policy analysis to study these themes in a holistic manner.

Follow her on Twitter @NWelfens

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