Crossing Borders: International Migration and National Security

  title={Crossing Borders: International Migration and National Security},
  author={Fiona B. Adamson},
  journal={International Security},
  • F. Adamson
  • Published 31 July 2006
  • Political Science
  • International Security
International migration has moved to the top of the international security agenda, due in part to concerns that migration flows provide conduits for the spread of international terrorism. Although such concerns are not entirely unfounded, they must be placed within the broader context of the range of impactsboth positive and negativethat international migration flows have on states' core national security interests. Migration flows affect at least three dimensions of national security: state… 

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