Migrant Smuggling Observatory (MSO)

  • Sanchez, Gabriella, Rezart Hoxaj, Sabrina Nardin, Andrew Geddes, Luigi Achilli, Sonja Kalantaryan. Study on the communication channels used by migrants and asylum seekers in Italy with a particular focus on online and social media. Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute. 2018.
  • Sanchez, Gabriella and Sheldon Zhang (2018) “Rumors, Encounters, Collaborations, Survival: The Migrant Smuggling-Drug Trafficking Nexus in the US Southwest.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 676, no. 1 (2018): 135-151.
  • Zhang, Sheldon, Gabriella Sanchez and Luigi Achilli, L. (2018) “Crimes of Solidarity in Mobility: alternative views on migrant smuggling,” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 676(1):6-15.
  • Zhang, Sheldon, Gabriella Sanchez and Luigi Achilli (eds.) Migrant Smuggling as a Collective Strategy and Insurance Policy: Views from the Margins. Special Issue of THE ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, vol. 676, March 2018.
  • Sanchez, Gabriella. Children and irregular migration practices: Missing children or missing data? International Organization for Migration (IOM). Special Issue on Child Migration, Migration Policy Practice. 2018: 8(2):30-33.
  • Sanchez, Gabriella. “‘Circuit Children’: The experiences and perspectives of children engaged in migrant smuggling facilitation on the US-Mexico border.” Anti-Trafficking Review 11 (2018): 103-119.
  • Sanchez, Gabriella. “Five misconceptions about migrant smuggling.” Migration Policy Centre Policy Briefs, European University Institute (2018).
  • Sanchez, Gabriella. “Portrait of a Human Smuggler: Race, Class and gender among Facilitators of Irregular Migration on the US Mexico Border.” In Palma, A., Vasquez, Y. and Bosworth, M.. eds. Enforcing the Boundaries of Belonging: Race, Criminal Justice and Migration Control. Oxford University Press, London. (2018) 29-42.
  • Achilli, Luigi and Gabriella Sanchez (2017). “Methodological Approaches in Human Smuggling Research: Documenting Irregular Migration Facilitation in the Americas and the Middle East.” Special Issue: Measuring Irregular Migration Innovative Data Practices. Migration Policy and Practice Journal 7(2): 21-25. International Organization for Migration, Berlin.
  • Achilli, Luigi, and Gabriella Sanchez. “What does it mean to disrupt the business models of people smugglers?” Migration Policy Centre Policy Briefs, European University Institute (2017).
  • Sanchez, Gabriella (ed.) Special Issue on Child Migration, Migration Policy Practice. vol. VIII (2). Berlin: International Organization for Migration (IOM).
  • Sanchez, Gabriella. “Contemporary, Critical Perspectives on Migrant and Refugee Smuggling: An Overview.” Journal of Human Security and Migration, 2017: 5(1)9-27.
  • Sánchez, Gabriella. “Women’s Participation in the Facilitation of Human Smuggling: The Case of the US Southwest.” Geopolitics 21, (2016) 2: 387-406.