News tagged with migrants

Improving transfer of migrant remittances

Millions of people work abroad as maids, construction workers and other low-wage laborers. The money they send back home is essential to their families, helping them start businesses, send children to school and buy homes.

dateApr 24, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Social media lends hand to US-bound migrants

A migrant shelter outside Mexico City collects donations of clothes thanks to a smartphone app. Online reviews warn migrants about abusive employers. A website pinpoints US police checkpoints.

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Other
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Migrant employment on the rise

Skilled migrants are enjoying better jobs and higher levels of employment thanks to a shift in policy, according to a new study by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne.

dateOct 20, 2014 in Economics & Business
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