The Migrant-Citizen Nexus in View of the Coronavirus Pandemic: Can We De-Migranticize Responses?
by Janine Dahinden
How can the migrant-citizen nexus help us make sense of Europe’s nationalist reaction to COVID-19 and its consequences? Using the lens of the migrant-citizen nexus, I present some alternatives to these nationalism-based policies and measures. I focus on the Swiss case as a specific example of a more general pattern in Europe as a whole (and beyond).