Egypt’s International Migration after the Revolution : Is There Any Change ?
This study aims at exploring the situation of Egyptian
migration after two years of the Egyptian Revolution of
January 25th 2011. The study starts with exploring the
situation of Egyptian migration before the revolution,
right after the revolution, and the current situation two
years after the revolution. Right after the revolution,
Egypt received a massive number of Egyptian returnees
from Libya. Currently, and due to sectarian strife, Egypt
witnesses an increasing desire for migration among
Christian Egyptians to traditional destination in Europe
and North America. Between the return of Egyptians
from Libya and the increasing desire for migration Egypt
witnesses a turbulent political and economic transitional
phase that may affect migration from and to Egypt.