Global Mass Migration: The Crisis and the Opportunity – November 18, 2018

Global Mass Migration: The Crisis and the Opportunity – November 18, 2018

Global Mass Migration: The Crisis and the Opportunity – November 18, 2018

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Global Mass Migration – The Crisis and the Opportunity

Freelance journalist Maya Averbuch, who has been travelling with the migrant caravan that is making its way toward the U.S., speaks about the daily struggles of those Central American migrants and their reasons for leaving their home countries.

Bill Frelick, director of the refugee rights program at Human Rights Watch, discusses the harsh realities for refugees around the globe.

Marta Foresti, director of the Overseas Development Institute’s human mobility initiative, talks about the politics surrounding mass migration and the motivations migrants have for leaving their countries of origin.

Freelance journalist Molly Thomas reports from Cox Bazar, Bangladesh, site of the world’s largest and most densely populated refugee camp where close to one million Rohingya Muslims currently reside.