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Migrants don't need more rights

Can you have too many rights? It sounds like a bizarre notion. But in the case of migrant workers, there may be something to it.

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The case for a global migrant rights database

We need better data to analyse and protect the rights of migrants around the world.

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Less is more when it comes to migrant rights

It might be a counter-intuitive conclusion, but it is one grounded in reality: when it comes to protecting migrant rights, it turns out less is more.

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Migrant Rights: Time for a New Approach

We should start discussing the creation of a list of universal ‘core rights’ for migrant workers that would include fewer rights than the 1990 UN Convention of the Rights on Migrant Workers with a higher chance of acceptance by a greater number of countries

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The human rights of migrant workers: Why do so few countries care?

The rights of migrant workers not only have intrinsic value as underscored by human rights approaches but also play an important instrumental role in shaping the effects of international labor migration for receiving countries, migrants, and their countries of origin.

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