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The latest Migration Oxford Podcast discusses forced return migration and the different power dynamics at play. What are the difficulties of forced returnees to home countries and what are the differences between the wealth and influence of certain states?

The episode focuses in particular on returns from the US to Mexico or to Latin America. The panel discuss the different power dynamics at play and the difference between the wealth and influence of certain states. Along with the difficulties of forced return to home countries and inaccessibility of identity documents.

Panellists are:

Guadalupe Chavez, DPhil candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford;

Professor Matthew Gibney, Professor of Politics and Forced Migration, Refugee Studies Centre;

Maggie Loredo, a returnee from the US to Mexico and the Executive Director of Otros Dreams en Acción, a non-profit organisation based in Mexico City which provides services to returnees.

Podcast hosts are Rob McNeil and Jacqui Broadhead of COMPAS.

Listen to the podcast here.