LexQuest’s 5th National Essay Writing Competition, 2019

Nation-states, as they exist in the contemporary international sphere, are facing a crisis of sorts in the face of increasing globalization and the resultant intensification of processes that transcend national boundaries. This globalization operates in all realms of political, social, cultural and economic life. Cross-border migration of people is an important aspect of the modern world system that has emerged out of these processes and may be rooted in economic imperatives, natural calamities, or internal strife that forces certain sections of a nation’s population to migrate to escape persecution. (more…)