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By Douglas J. Besharov, Mark H. Lopez

Overseas migration has reached new heights because the Sixties. Altogether, a few 215 million humans dwell in international locations except their international locations of start, and in response to surveys, one other seven-hundred million say they might go away their houses and flow to a different nation in the event that they may perhaps. Nations-both sending and receiving-have answered to this starting to be overseas migrant move with new legislation and household courses. In receiving international locations, they comprise legislation and courses to regulate access, inspire high-skilled immigration, improve refugee coverage, and velocity assimilation. In sending international locations, governments are enforcing and experimenting with new guidelines that hyperlink migrant diasporas again to their domestic international locations culturally or economically-or either.

This quantity incorporates a sequence of considerate analyses of a few of the main severe concerns raised in either receiving and sending international locations, together with US immigration coverage, eu excessive expert hard work courses, the stories of migrants to the Gulf States, the impression of immigration on scholar academic success, and the way post-conflict international locations connect to their diasporas. we are hoping that the amount is helping readers draw classes for his or her personal international locations, and, for this reason, is accessible within the spirit of mutual studying inside of a endured foreign discussion of analysis and research on migration.

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MENA’s unemployment rate is the highest among the regions of the world, driven largely by high unemployment among youth. A mismatch between skills and available jobs, in tandem with new entrants flooding the job market, makes the market extremely competitive and finding quality jobs at home more difficult. Within MENA, the migration desires of young adults in traditionally labor-receiving Arab Gulf states and labor-sending states differ by job status. 10. Desire to Migrate by Age, Region, and Employment Status EMPLOYMENT, MIGRATION, AND AGE AROUND THE WORLD Percentage who would like to move permanently to another country Employed Underemployed Not in workforce SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Aged 15 to 29 43% 44% 45% Aged 30 to 65 31% 32% 22% Aged 15 to 29 27% 28% 26% Aged 30 to 65 17% 23% 11% EUROPE The Americas Aged 15 to 29 27% 25% 26% Aged 30 to 65 13% 20% 10% ASIA Aged 15 to 29 12% 14% 12% Aged 30 to 65 8% 10% 5% Aged 15 to 29 25% 31% 14% Aged 30 to 65 14% 23% 6% MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA Based on surveys in 105 countries in 2009 and 2010.

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