For Migrants, Labels Matter

From “asylum” to “undocumented,” learn what these terms mean legally and politically.

258 million people

live in a country in which they were not born.

Source: UN International Migration Report 2017

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The Lasting Effects of Emigration

When migrants seek work abroad, what does their country of origin gain? And what does it lose?

3 times

The value of remittances to developing countries compared to that of official foreign assistance.

Source: World Bank

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Migration touches all aspects of life.

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