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October 2007: Article
Low fertility rates concern policymakers within Europe because they mean an older age structure and population decline over the long term, even with immigration.
August 2007: Article
In 2005, about 191 million people, or 3 percent of the world's population, were international migrants. Between 1995 and 2000, around 206 million migrants per year moved from less developed to more developed regions.
May 2002: Article
Cross-national poverty rates are challenging to calculate. The U.S. has the highest relative poverty rate among developed nations, according to a recent report.
June 2001: Article
Immigration since World War II has transformed Australian society and population. Many residents of Australia are immigrants or are the children of immigrants. Between 1945 and 2000, most of Australia's population increase came from immigration.
June 2000: Article
Tired of the boatloads of asylum-seekers from countries like Iraq and Afghanistan, Australia is cracking down on illegal immigrants and making it more difficult for them to apply for refugee status.