Challenges to Nation-States Created by Migrations What are the main challenges imposed by migrations to nation-states? This brief paper will explore three key challenges to nation-states that are created by migrations – both incoming and outgoing. As it stands, there appear to be three main challenges: cultural integration for those flowing into a country; the creation of racial, sectarian and ethnic tensions as people from outside move inside and those within – especially the young – depart for greener pastures; and the threat that a state will lose its sovereignty if it cannot control its borders (though this would presumably be a greater threat to large states bound by huge borders than by smaller states bound by much smaller borders)....The end:
.....nternational migration(Bulgaria),” 3-4). To end this paper, there are three main challenges created by in-migration and out-migration – challenges that nation-states simply cannot overlook: incomplete cultural integration; group tensions; and weakened sovereignty. The next couple of decades will reveal how this all unfolds. Bibliography Deneva, Neda. “Annual overview of international migration in Central and Eastern Europe – 2008 (Bulgaria).” Pp.3-4 (additional information not provided). Jopke, Christian. “Immigration challenges the nation-state.” Pp.5-46 (additional info not provided). Wallace, Claire. “Opening and closing borders: migration and mobility in east-central Europe.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 28.4(2002): 603-625.