Friday, December 6, 2013

Migration is Not a Novelty Neither a Crime

Just in case you may be feeling that there is something unique (and somehow vile) about Jamaicans, Guyanese, Caribbean nationals from the Eastern Caribbean taking up residence here, and Haitian Dominicans wanting to claim citizenship in the land of their birth, here is a statistic that should enlighten. In 2005, 190 million people (three per cent of the world’s population) lived outside of their place of birth.

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