Why Do People Migrate? Part 1: Facts

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This article from The Economist puts the finger on the painful question of the "economic cost" of hosting refugees.
Read the article and comment on the European experiences in this respect in your journal.
You can also comment on what others have done in their own journals!

Economic Burden and Where should they go?


As sad as it might be, economic impact can not be measured on one year. The waiting period is what need to be discussed because the lives of Syrians have to move on.
Exceptions in situations like these are needed to insure fast processing of integration of refugees; if not these refugees will get into irregular jobs which they will not be able to contribute to the economy.
Government should also invest in job creation especially labor intensive employments to be able to absorb many migrants at a time.

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