International Nationality Blog Posts

  • My first post
    on Dec 16, 2015
    First of all, I would like to introduce myself: I am a Mexican student living in France to learn the language, I want to share my experiences as an exchange student and I would love to share others experiences, this blog is created for all the studen...
  • 10 differences between my natal country and my host country
    on Dec 16, 2015
    You won't let me lie, every country is a different world, and there are uncountable differences between Mexico and France that I've found since I've arrived here (three and a half months ago). And here I'm giving you a list of some of them; also thin...
  • Wish you were here…..?
    on Nov 3, 2011
    The reasonswhy someone is an immigrant shape their experience in their new home countryand also their attitudes towards these experiences and the new culture theyencounter.If you havemoved abroad to experience a different culture, learn a new languag...
  • Stereotypes
    on Sep 19, 2011
    People normally don´t openly confess that they believe in stereotypes, however 80% admit that their impression of someone else was at least once influenced by the general opinion. This problem is mainly related to integration of ethnic or religious...
  • Importancy of Language
    on Sep 14, 2011
    Learn a new language so that one can feel comfortable while using it, usually cost lots of patience and time. Very often it might be frustrating and one can lose patience several times during the process. However once you learn it enough to be able t...
  • Ecuadorians in Spain
    on Sep 13, 2011
    The immense majority of Ecuadorians who have emigrated to Spain over the past 20 or so years have done so for economic reasons. Spain, at least at government level, welcomed them with open arms, or at any rate didn’t attempt to limit access to the...
  • Nationality vs. Identity
    on Sep 5, 2011
    The other day a work colleague asked me how long I had been living in Spain. I replied 11 years. He expressed surprise and said that he thought that I had been here longer. I started thinking about my legal nationality as recognised by my UK passport...
  • Faith with no borders
    on Sep 3, 2011
    Not all the people are able to travel to different countries. They are subject to restrictions set up with the aim of controlling migration and economy. Additionally, restrictions are not equal. Some need visa in a greater number of countries than ot...
  • Immigrants' Questionnaire
    on Nov 25, 2010
    Help us create better conditions of immigrants' live! Answer few question to help us understand problems related with migration.The questionnaire is free and completely anonymous. Just click here and share your opinion with us!
  • "Diario de un ilegal" Rachid Nini
    on Jun 11, 2010 in immigration book review diary
    The book, like the title suggests, is a type of a diary; memories of a illegal immigrant. However from the first page the reader can notice that the personality of the main character, and the narrator at the same time, is not totally defined by the p...
  • "Noche de Pateras"
    on May 23, 2010
    Although I usually really enjoy cultural events, it’s not very often that I actually assist them. The last one I saw and that, I believe, is worth mentioning took place in Toledo in the Circulo del Arte. It was a theatrical show and a part of Festi...
  • Why "International Nationality"?
    on May 21, 2010 in nationality identity
    I feel like I should explain why I have chosen such a name for my blog… Nationality and identity are privet questions and mean something else for each person. Not a long time ago I’ve read an interesting book (Amin Maalouf. Indentidades Asesinas.
  • Surrounded by 'the same ones'As I came to Ireland, the first people that I’ve met were from the same country as I. We didn’t have much contact with Irish people. Only at work maybe, but never too close. I got my first job in Dublin thanks to a girl that I have met at the par...
  • Sorrounded by 'the same ones'
    on May 18, 2010
    I left just after finishing my secondary school exams. My friends went to Ireland a bit before in March. My plan was simply to go there for holidays, find a temporary two months job, and then come back to start a higher education on the English philo...
  • At the beginning - few words about..
    on May 16, 2010
    Let me start with the fact, that English is not my first language, and beforehand, I’m sorry for all the language and grammar mistakes that you’ll find in the text (by the way, you’re all welcome to correct me). I only hope you’ll be able to...