The report, “Managing Migration in Ireland: A Social and Economic Analysis”, prepared by IOM on behalf of Ireland’s National Economic and Social Council (NESC) shows that while immigration has largely had a positive effect on the Irish economy, the country needs to have a long-term immigration... Read more
International Migration is a refereed quarterly review of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on current migration issues as analysed by demographers, economists, and sociologists all over the world. The journal is edited at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of... Read more
Where are people migrating today and why? What are the implications for the world's developing and industrialized economies? And what are the key issues facing policy makers in migrant origin, destination, and transit countries?
Published four times a year by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), IOM News is an update on the Organization's activities around the world. IOM News is available in English, French and Spanish.
IOM Moldova has released the first comprehensive assessment of migration management structures conducted in Moldova - a country where one third of the working age population is working abroad, many illegally.
The 53-page assessment, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency... Read more
The objective of this monograph is to review the costeffectiveness of both external and internal migration control instruments in selected countries. In 2002, five industrial countries - the US, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK - spent about USD 17 billion to enforce immigration laws and... Read more
Based on the comprehensive collection and interpretation of available data, IOM’s second World Migration Report presents one of the most complete records of reference data and background analysis on population movements.
Published in June 2003, this report is organized around the core theme of... Read more
Volume 4 of the Red Book Series was developed in response to questions and issues discussed at the plenary session and in the workshops for policy makers at the International Dialogue on Migration of the 84th session of the IOM Council. Its purpose is to provide a more detailed review of the... Read more
Migration and development are two complex and interrelated issues. While migration is frequently caused by underdevelopment, it may also present a vehicle to foster development and a means of escape from poverty. This collection sheds light on the migration-development nexus seen from many angles,... Read more
This objective of this study is to assess the current state of migration administration in the Central American countries, and thus provide both national authorities and regional entities in charge of coordinating migration policies with relevant information to facilitate the formulation of... Read more