Literature study – Development and migration
European governments are increasingly using development cooperation, including ODA, to address the root causes of irregular migration. Migrants are considered 'irregular' if they want to settle in a country without having the required permits. Migration experts still debate whether such a policy can be effective. This report analyses the various arguments and the underlying evidence.
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The study also gives some suggestions for Dutch and European policy development in middle income and in poorer countries.