Migrants to the Metropolis

Migrants to the Metropolis

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A collection of essays examining contemporary global immigration trends and their profound effect on specific host cities. It provides a global portrait of accelerating, worldwide immigration driven by income differentials, social networks, and various state policies that recruit skilled and unskilled laborers.The Rise of Immigrant Gateway Cities Marie Price, Lisa Benton-Short ... For example, after Singapore entered a period of economic recession in 1997, 7, 000 foreign workers had their work permits ... checkup, a chest X-ray (to detect active tuberculosis infection), and a test for HIV/AIDS (Business Times, February 19, 2000).

Title:Migrants to the Metropolis
Author:Marie Price, Lisa Benton-Short
Publisher:Syracuse University Press - 2008


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