France and Italy Can’t Seem to Agree on What to Do About the Immigration Crisis

Since Thursday June 11th, about 200 immigrants have been trying to cross the border between France and Italy, near the small town of Ventimiglia in Italy, but the French police have been preventing their entrance into the country. For the Italian Minister of the Interior, Angelino Alfano, this incident in Ventimiglia is “a slap in the face” from Europe. This weekend tensions increased between France and Italy concerning the issue of sharing responsibility for the increase in immigrants.

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Small amounts add up to booming sector

It is one of the hottest sectors in the global financial markets but rarely gets much attention: remittances.
Remittances are the small amounts of money that migrants in the rich world send to their families in the poor world – typically $200 (U.S.) a month. Until a few years ago, the remittances flow was either not measured or was measured poorly. That’s changing and the numbers associated with the market are astounding.

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Половина денежных переводов из Европы в страны Центральной Азии приходится на Россию, – доклад IFAD

Source: CA-NEWS
Половина денежных переводов из Европы в страны Центральной Азии приходится на Россию. Об этом говорится в новой статистике по переводам, которую опубликовал Международный фонд развития сельского хозяйства (IFAD).

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UN: Migrants in Europe sent home $109 billion last year

A U.N. report has found that migrants in Europe sent home $109.4 billion in remittances last year, most of it going to poorer European countries.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development said Monday that migrant workers in Russia sent home the most in 2014 at $20.6 billion, followed by workers in Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Top receiving countries were Ukraine, Poland and Romania, though workers also sent $7.4 billion to Nigeria, $6.3 billion to China and $6.2 billion to Morocco.

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International UN: Migrants in Europe Sent Home $109 Billion Last Year

A U.N. report has found that migrants in Europe sent home $109.4 billion in remittances last year, most of it going to poorer European countries.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development said Monday that migrant workers in Russia sent home the most in 2014 at $20.6 billion, followed by workers in Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Top receiving countries were Ukraine, Poland and Romania, though workers also sent $7.4 billion to Nigeria, $6.3 billion to China and $6.2 billion to Morocco.

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UN: Migrants in Europe sent home $109 billion last year

A U.N. report has found that migrants in Europe sent home $109.4 billion in remittances last year, most of it going to poorer European countries.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development said Monday that migrant workers in Russia sent home the most in 2014 at $20.6 billion, followed by workers in Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Top receiving countries were Ukraine, Poland and Romania, though workers also sent $7.4 billion to Nigeria, $6.3 billion to China and $6.2 billion to Morocco.

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Chinese migrants in Europe sent home US$6.3b

Source: The Standard
Chinese migrants in Europe sent home US$6.3 billion, a UN report reveals, noting that China was among the leading countries receiving remittances last year.
The UN report said migrants in Europe sent home a total US$109.4 billion in remittances last year, most of it going to poorer European countries.

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