International Migration: A Very Short Introduction

International Migration

By Khalid Koser.  Looks at the global phenomenon of human migration–both legal and illegal-revealing how migration actually presents opportunities and debunks myths such as the claim that migrants take jobs away from local workers, or that they take advantage of health care systems and makes the case that society as we now know it could not function without them. Using interviews with migrants from around the world, presents the human side of topics such as asylum and refugees, human trafficking, migrant smuggling, development, and the international labor force. Read more.