Helene Heuser, Universität Hamburg

Städte der Zuflucht

Municipalities currently experience a revival as actors of  migration policy. Besides the traditional task of “integration” of migrants into local communities, this also concerns questions of refugee admission and deportation. This touches on the question who has the authority to decide in matters of migration in a multilevel legal system, which in Europe also involves the EU. How could a new local and simultaniously transnational approach to refuge might look like, which fosters hospitality, solidarity and mobilty?