Managing International Migration in the Americas

Philip Martin

from ARE Update Vol. 17, No. 3, Jan/Feb, 2014

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The number of international migrants, defined as persons outside their country of birth at least a year, reached 232 million in 2013, making 3.2% of the world's people international migrants. The United States is debating what to do about 11–12 million unauthorized foreigners, Canada is modifying its point-selection system to reduce brain waste, and some Latin American countries are attracting home citizens who emigrated.


population shift, immigration, emigration, migration flows


Philip Martin. 2014. "Managing International Migration in the Americas." ARE Update 17(3): 4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.