About the book
As international migration gains increasing attention in policy debates, understanding key trends in migration policies is crucial. This data booklet highlights current policies on immigration and emigration for 197 countries of the world, drawing on data published in World Population Policies Database: The 2015 Revision. It also provides information on selected indicators related to international migration. It describes governmental views and policy priorities related to immigration and emigration, and how these have evolved along with changing international migration patterns.