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10 Myths About Migration & Refugees


How much do you know about global migration?

Explore 10 common myths about migration, refugees and people seeking asylum.

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Migration is a topic that generates a lot of argument and debate. This is despite the research that states migration has happened worldwide for centuries and that it has, with few exceptions, been beneficial for

This pocket-size booklet includes:

  • Why thinking about world migration matters
  • 10 short myths about ‘push’ and ‘pull’ factors of migration, conspiracy theories such as ‘cultural replacement’ and availability of access to safe channels to apply for refugee status
  • Links to the Sustainable Development Goals
  • References per each myth following a fact or fiction approach and an explainer

The 10 Myths About…. series looks to sort facts from fiction on key global development, human rights and justice issues.

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