Statement of the Scalabrini International Migration Network - Fourth Round of Negotiations Global Compact on Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration
New York, May 18, 2018
Thank you, Mr. Co-Facilitator.
SIMN would like to make several comments on Revision 1 of the zero draft:
With regard to regular pathways and regularization, we agree with the Swiss delegation that these policies have their own legitimacy, as they lead to increased economic output in the host country, an increase in remittances in the source country, and upward mobility and stability for migrants—a win-win-win proposition. They also encourage integration into the host society and are pro-security, as governments know who is in the country and who is coming, and for what purpose.Read More