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Spain still wrestles with immigration

A recent study showed that 48.9 percent of Spaniards believe immigration brings the quality of education down, yet the reality is different.

As the country’s economic slump stretches on, the challenge of dispelling misinformation about immigrants and encouraging their integration stiffens.

May 29th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Political incorrectness at the school play

Despite its large influx of immigrants in recent years, Spain still has some old-fashioned attitudes to race.

December 29th, 2011 | Posted in Expats, Iberoblog, Spain Expat | Read More »

Spain’s woes fail to deter Africans from life-threatening crossing

The tale of immigration across the Strait of Gibraltar is one of desperation and death. Photo: Landahlauts.

Why are immigrants still willing to risk their lives to come to a country that has a faltering economy and Europe’s highest jobless rate?

August 8th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Two, four, six, eight, let’s hope they don’t emigrate

Josep Anglada

High unemployment and competition for social services between locals and immigrants has fuelled the rise of xenophobic politicians in Catalonia and elsewhere in recent months. But, despite the populist fear-mongering, immigrants remain a boon, not a burden, to Spain’s economy.

June 10th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics | Read More »

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