What makes a migrant?

Is your identity defined by your passport? We interviewed Lizzy Turner who feels in limbo between her Belgian and British identities.

It’s a question often pondered: what makes you, you? Is it nature or nurture? Where you come from or what you do? Your personality? Genes? Experiences?

Lizzy moved to the UK in 2009 to study.

Lizzy moved to the UK in 2009 to study.

We want to find out how this question is affects migrants. Many people are, after all, descendants of migrants if not a migrant themself. Migrant Voice have asked similar questions.

How has migration affected your sense of identity?

In our podcast, below, Lizzy, 22, a Belgian-British migrant, says:

your passport doesn’t define who you are.

Share your own response here or get in touch at londonmigrants@gmail.com

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