Blog Ton Dietz: Nine statements to better understand African Migration to Europe

Ton Dietz

ASCL Director Ton Dietz's latest blog post is based on his notes for the High-level Taskforce on Migration in the Netherlands. In it, he argues that higher and rising levels of development (also successful development assistance) produce more migration. His message to Dutch and EU politicians: 'Get used to it'. Creating more legal migration opportunities in Europe for selected groups of African youth, and stimulating circulatory migration and remittance-strengthening behaviour will ease some of the tension and undermine the profitability of the international migration industry, Dietz writes. 

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