Migration: Reaping the Harvest; Controlling the Weeds
With the world's population in almost constant motion, migration is an everyday reality. According to the United Nations, the global number of migrants more than doubled in recent years offering both opportunities and complications for governments. However, the absence of integrated border management procedures leaves the door open to trafficking in human beings, transnational narco-crime, smuggling, and terrorism, all of which pose direct threats to government stability. Resolving this problem is both resource intensive and politically sensitive. To examine at this issue in detail the Migration Policy Institute sponsored a workshop to discuss Assisting Developing Countries in Securing Human Mobility. Read more about the conduct and findings of that workshop in this CSL Issue Paper.
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