Why cities hold the key to safe, orderly migration

Syrian refugees are presented with a child's winter jacket by Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on their arrival in Toronto in 2015.

Toronto, Barcelona and New York have offered themselves up as sanctuary cities. Many others must follow suit. Image: Reuters/Mark Blinch

Harald Bauder
Professor of Geography and the Director of the Graduate Program in Immigration and Settlement Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto
Loren Landau
South African Research Chair for Mobility & the Politics of Difference, African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
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Middle Eastern refugees beg border police to allow passage into Macedonia, 2015.
Middle Eastern refugees beg border police to allow passage into Macedonia, 2015. Image: Reuters/Yannis Behrakis
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