At a time when discussions on migration and migrants are often negatively skewed, it is important to reflect on the contributions that migrants have made, both to their communities of origin and destination. Chapter 5 begins by describing the key concepts related to contributions, while providing... Read more
This chapter provides an overview of global data and trends on international migrants and international migration. It also provides a discussion of particular migrant groups – namely migrant workers, refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs – as well as of remittances. In addition, the chapter highlights... Read more
Authored by Rasadhika Sharma and Ulrike Grote, this publication in the Migration Research Series analyses what determines Internet usage among internal migrants in two countries in South-East Asia. The paper is based on data collected under the Thailand Viet Nam Socio Economic Panel migrant... Read more
The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and the Global Compact on Refugees adopted in December 2018 mark a new phase in international cooperation to manage and respond to the movement of people. Chapter 11 provides an update on these important developments that have occurred... Read more
Migrants’ inclusion has always been an important part of the migration phenomenon, but it is a particularly complex issue in today’s increasingly globalized world and diverse societies. Chapter 6 introduces the notions of migrants’ inclusion and social cohesion and examines inclusion outcomes and... Read more
This report presents the results of the survey that assesses the effectiveness of the substance use primary prevention campaign conducted by the International Organization for Migration and relevant stakeholders. It depicts findings related to changes in the awareness of migrant and ethnic minority... Read more
The new edition of Migration Policy Practice focuses on three key and diverse migration topics: measuring the extent of migration in the Global South; comparing immigrant students´ integration; and migration and identity management questions in asylum cases.
The first article, by David Ingleby, Ann... Read more
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The IOM Glossary on Migration is an accessible and extensive collection of definitions of migration-related terminology. It... Read more
GiA2, on collecting and sharing information on migrants, presents efforts by different stakeholders to capture migrants' presence in areas at risk or affected by crises, as well as their patterns of movement. It also introduces a tool for developing collective profiles of migrants groups through... Read more
Authored by Abdullah Mohammadi, Ruta Nimkar and Emily Savage, this publication in the Migration Research Series analyses the perceptions that Afghan smugglers have of themselves and of their relationships with their communities in Afghanistan. The paper is based on interviews with 23 smugglers in... Read more
Over the last decade, crossing the Central Mediterranean has become one of the deadliest journeys in the world for migrants, with at least 15,000 migrants having died on this route since 2014. The vast majority of bodies found are not identified, with net identification rates of migrant bodies... Read more
Migration in Kenya: A Country Profile 2018 is a follow-up on the 2015 edition. It provides an overview of Kenya’s migration trends and data, as well as the country’s legal framework and governance structures pertaining to migration. The report also describes the impact of migration on the country’s... Read more