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While globalisation has increased mobility, Western perceptions of the negative effects of migration are exaggerated. The flows of migrants are not all in one direction – most asylum-seekers fi nd refuge in neighbouring countries and South-South migration accounts for 40 percent of the international total. But with an estimated 214 million people living outside their country of origin, and many millions more wanting to leave home, tensions at the national and international level have to be resolved if the postive outcomes of migration are to be realised.

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Type

Research note

Publisher

Global: The International Briefing

Publication Date

2011

Volume

5

Total pages

488