Immigration News Blog
Monday, March 30, 2009
An Economic Model and Software to Estimate the Profits Resulting from the Employment of Illegal AliensAn Economic Model and Software to Estimate the Profits Resulting from the Employment of Illegal Aliens
Federal law provides for forfeiture of the proceeds from the employment of illegal aliens, but statutory law does not specify how to calculate that amount. This report presents tools that can help determine the appropriate penalty to be levied on firms that knowingly employ undocumented workers.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Economic woes slow US migration to Sun Belt regionEconomic woes slow US migration to Sun Belt region
AP - Strapped by the nation's economic crisis, fewer Americans are migrating to Sun Belt hot spots in Nevada, Arizona and Florida, instead staying put for now in traditional big cities.
Friday, March 06, 2009
All-out Attack on Migrant Workers: A Look at Recent Trends in South Korea's Policy on Foreign LabourAll-out Attack on Migrant Workers: A Look at Recent Trends in South Korea's Policy on Foreign Labour
This article looks at the recent trend towards greater exploitation and control of migrant workers in South Korea, placing it within the context of the nation’s overall foreign labour policy. It also briefly discusses migrant workers’ unionizing and its relationship to the mainstream labour movement.
Migrant workers in Malaysia have been trapped in human trafficking racket that rakes in millions for international syndicates. The pattern of recruitment is that migrant workers must pay hard cash to their sponsors to enter the country. Once they arrive in Malaysia, they are duped and left stranded without jobs, money or assistance from their sponsor or authority. They end up as undocumented migrant workers or working without permits and are arrested and releases after bribing officials.
The Age of Migration:International Populations Movement in the Modern World (Third Edition)The Age of Migration:International Populations Movement in the Modern World (Third Edition)
Castles and Miller argue in their book that international migration has become a major factor in contemporary global change and predict that that the 21st century is going to be the “the age of migration”.
Thursday, March 05, 2009
The Transnationalizing Labour Force:Current Trends and Future Projections in Asia Labour's MigrationThe Transnationalizing Labour Force:Current Trends and Future Projections in Asia Labour's Migration
As of 2005, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimated that there were 191 million international migrants worldwide, constituting about 3 percent of the global population.