Top 10 Migration Issues of 2015

Judge Name Disclosure May Cause Stigma, EOIR Tells DC Circ.
December 4, 2015
Stopping the Revolving Door: Reception and Reintegration Services for Central American Deportees
December 4, 2015

The year 2015 was punctuated by a series of migration crises, from the unrelenting flows of asylum seekers and migrants to Europe’s shores and displacement from new and ongoing conflicts in places such as Yemen and Ukraine, to the Nepal earthquake. In this edition of the Migration Information Source’s annual Top 10 Migration Issues of the year, MPI experts analyze these and other major migration trends and policy developments occurring around the world in 2015.

Top Ten

December 7, 2015

A number of countries in 2015 redesigned their immigrant investor visa programs in response to questions about their economic benefits or allegations of fraud. The reforms have in some cases made such programs far more costly and encouraged investment in higher-risk assets. Applications for such visas have fallen signficantly in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, as policymakers may have overestimated demand.

Source: Migration Policy Ins