Find relevant MPI resources on the child migration crisis—from research, articles, and public briefings that analyze the trends and policy developments surrounding the recent uptick in migration of unaccompanied minors to data on Central American immigrant populations and country profiles of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—all in one place.
International migration and development are inextricably linked. This Transatlantic Council on Migration statement distills the Council’s discussions on the connection between migration and development, focusing on the most promising areas for international cooperation and offering evidence-based recommendations for improving the development outcomes of migration.
This issue brief explores the Asia-Pacific region's active engagement in the Global Forum on Migration and Development and suggests modes of collaboration between governments and other migration stakeholders on issues that are particularly relevant to the region.
This issue brief addresses the rights of migrants whose movement is induced by environmental degradation or climate change, particularly in the highly vulnerable Asia-Pacific region. The brief evaluates the current international legal framework, identifies gaps in the framework and its implementation, and reviews options available to the international community.
As hundreds of migrants were drowning in the Mediterranean, the United Nations General Assembly was hours from gathering for only the second time in its history to address international migration. The juxtaposition threw a question into sharp relief: does the world body have any impact on the world’s migrants?
This policy brief, which concludes a nine-brief series examining what is known about the linkages between migration and development, suggests that the policy framework on migration and development remains relatively weak, and few development agencies have made it a priority to promote the positive impact of international migration.
Remittances are among the most tangible links between migration and development. International migrants are expected to remit more than $550 billion in earnings in 2013, of which $414 billion will flow to developing countries. These multimedia maps visualize global remittance flows numerically or as a share of GDP.
New book offers a strategic road map for governments to build a constructive relationship with diasporas and examines the success and failure of policies, programs, and initiatives undertaken to date. The free-to-download handbook includes responses by 62 national governments.
From the Chinese in London to African immigrants in the United States, MPI's research on diaspora engagement examines the challenges and opportunities of diasporas across the globe and their impacts in their countries of origin.