The Immigrants population has increased exponentially all over the world in the last 17 years. It has reached 258 million in 2017 and roughly 67% of them reside in just 20 nations. This is as per the International Immigration Report of the UN.
The report implies that aspiring immigrants must look out for immigration trends. If you are also one among those millions who want to have a better future overseas, you may ask yourself 1 question. This would be ‘Where are the immigrants moving to?
Below are the top 5 nations for global immigrants as per the Migration Policy Institute:
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The US remains at the top of the chart as the nation with the highest Immigrants population. The US Dream continues to allure many families, entrepreneurs, and individuals all over the world. They are attracted by the financial stability, enhanced job opportunities, and better life quality. However, the Trump effect is decreasing the numbers of late, as quoted by the Guardian.
The US has the highest Immigrants population as 19% of the immigrants in the world call it their home. It is followed by Russia and Germany that together account for 9.7% of the global immigrants.
Though Canada and Australia are not among the top 5, they are attracting lakhs of immigrants all over the world. The policies of Trump moreover are fuelling a number of immigrants in the US to choose the Maple Leaf Nation.
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