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Lecture 20 Globalization and Immigration
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Lecture Organization Historical data on immigration The globalization of immigration What drives legal and illegal immigration? Benefits and costs of immigration Conclusion
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Migration in History For centuries, people have migrated to improve their livelihood Fundamental contribution to civilization and development Levels now lower than at times in the past But plays a vital role and is as politically complex and important as ever Requires much more study and attention! 0 1 2 3 4 C uba-US B urkina Faso-C ote alaysia-Singapore India-Bangladesh Vietnam -US C hina-US Korea-US Pakistan-India Egypt-Saudi A rabia India-Saudi A rabia Algeria-France Afghanistan-Iran Philippines-US India-UAE Turkey-Germ any Bangladesh-India M exico-US South-South South-North 10.4 m illions of m igrants
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There are nearly 200 million international migrants in 2005 , including 9.2 million refugees. 1 in 35 people is an international migrant or 3% of the world’s population. Almost half the world’s international migrants are women (48.6%) Where are the migrants? 56.1 million in Europe, 49.9 million in Asia, 40.8 million in North America, 16.3 million in Africa, 5.9 million in Latin America, 5.8 million in Australia Which are the most important host countries? USA, the Russian Federation, Germany,
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course POLS 30260 taught by Professor Muk during the Spring '08 term at Notre Dame.

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