Worldview Wednesday: The DREAM Act

Worldview Wednesday: The DREAM Act

Immigration issues affect the whole world. 

See how the U.S. compares to other countries and what laws they have.


 The U.S. has the largest number of immigrants coming into the country.

Source: 1 and 2


Additionally, the U.S. also has the highest number of children immigrants.

 

Top 20 Countries Hosting Migrants under 18 years old (in millions)

Source: 3


Here are the laws in some of the countries with the highest numbers of illegal immigrants.

Source: 4


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SOURCES:

(1) “International Migrants by Country.” Pew Research Center, 10 Nov. 2016, .http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/12/15/international-migration-key-findings-from-the-u-s-europe-and-the-world/. Accessed 5 February 2018.

(2) World Migration in Figures. OECD-UNDESA, Oct. 2013, www.oecd.org/els/mig/World-Migration-in-Figures.pdf. Accessed 5 Feb. 2018.

(3) Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children. UNICEF – Division of Data, Research, and Policy, Sept. 2016, www.unicef.org/publications/files/Uprooted_growing_crisis_for_refugee_and_migrant_children.pdf. Accessed 5 Feb. 2018.

(4) The Law Library of Congress. Laws Concerning Children of Undocumented Migrants in Selected Countries. Sept. 2017, www.loc.gov/law/help/undocumented-migrants/undocumented-migrant-children.pdf. Accessed 5 Feb. 2018.