Travel & free movement

Travel & free movement

Nov
08
Nearly 5 billion people are not yet fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Nearly 5 billion people are not yet fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Portugal has the best vaccination rate of any major country, while Burundi only received its first few hundred doses in October 2021. Explore the data in this interactive graph.
Nov
02
The last freedom

The last freedom

As borders slowly reopen, immigrants and expats won’t soon forget that our freedom of movement is conditional, our lifestyle only tolerated
2 min read
Sep
22
039 | Anne Lekas Miller | The US reopens to foreign visitors*

039 | Anne Lekas Miller | The US reopens to foreign visitors*

(*terms and conditions apply)
26 min read
Jul
08
New travel rules: Brits can go play around the world... but the world is not welcome here

New travel rules: Brits can go play around the world... but the world is not welcome here

Only those vaccinated by the NHS will be spared quarantine in England. Changes once again fall short for transnational families.
2 min read
Jun
22
Is travel from amber list countries dangerous? A look at the data.

Is travel from amber list countries dangerous? A look at the data.

Are travel restrictions commensurate with the public health risk? Or are they a mildly xenophobic bit of security theatre?
4 min read
May
28
Yes, Europeans are being turned away at UK borders. Not all Europeans though.

Yes, Europeans are being turned away at UK borders. Not all Europeans though.

Four out of five EU nationals refused entry to the United Kingdom since Brexit are from Eastern Europe.
2 min read
Apr
13
027 | For transnational families, lockdown has no end

027 | For transnational families, lockdown has no end

The UK is reopening, but not transnational families. Visiting friends or relatives abroad is the second most frequent reason for
16 min read
Apr
13
PSA: International travel isn't just about holidays

PSA: International travel isn't just about holidays

International travel restrictions stop a lot more than holidays. Millions have been separated from loved ones abroad for a year or more. Episode 27.
2 min read
Mar
16
023 | Selda Shamloo | When your passport locks you in

023 | Selda Shamloo | When your passport locks you in

Selda Shamloo is taking the Home Office to court. Her mother, who’s Iranian, has been repeatedly denied a simple
28 min read
Mar
16
This is life on an ostracised passport

This is life on an ostracised passport

Iran: When your passport locks you in, with Selda Shamloo (episode 23)
5 min read