The Political Determinants of Migration Control: A Quantitative Analysis

Marc R. Rosenblum

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Abstract

Although most analysts agree that the fundamental causes of international migration are overwhelmingly economic and demographic—pushes, pulls, and social networks—the migration policies of host states are filters through which these factors operate. At a minimum, lower migration quotas, more emphasis on enforcement, and barriers to migrant integration reduce the expected benefits of migration and raise the expected costs, which deters some migrants and causes others to choose alternate destinations.

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