En alianza con Banpro y la Alianza para las Migraciones en Centroamérica y México, nuestro programa de inclusión financiera generó US$960,000 en ahorros.
Contributions of Migrants and Diaspora to All Dimensions of Sustainable Development, Including Remittances and Portability of Earned Benefits
Migrants’ economic contributions can be successfully leveraged for development if policies consider them in relation to drivers of migration and development challenges.
Enabling tools that motivate remittance recipients to access and use a variety of financial services needed to increase assets is key to wealth generation.
Addressing the unique financial needs of migrants will optimize the potential of their contributions and those of future generations.
Migration from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States has grown steadily over the past forty years. In addition to leaving their countries amidst political and economic hardship, the vast majority of these migrants face additional challenges to their legal status. One way to look for solutions is to consider a comprehensive approach to migration through recruitment, retention, return, relief and reform.
A compilation of the Dialogue’s reports, articles and presentations on the most important issues shaping Nicaragua’s development.
A compilation of the Dialogue’s reports, articles and presentations on the most important issues shaping El Salvador’s development.
Internet-based products have grown substantially in recent years, and constitute an important source of innovation for the remittance industry. Although these products present important opportunities for businesses and consumers, the low rate of penetration merits further discussion and analysis. The article concludes that perhaps the issue is still more structural, that the ecosystem of payment services is performing unevenly, partly due to poor financial access among clients and merchants.
In 2016, the flow of remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed US $70 billion. In the 20 countries for which there is data available, the flow reached US$69 billion. This increase demonstrates continued growth since the post-recession period. In this article, we find a range of factors shaping this growth,
Trump’s agenda will have implications for people who live and work in the United States, including the country’s estimated 42 million immigrants, a diverse group that includes people with and without legal status. An issue of particular importance and concern is undoubtedly Trump’s immigration policy. According to his past statements, we can expect to see actions on at least seven fronts. This article examines the realist scenario of Trump’s immigration policy, its limits and consequences.
Las remesas que envían los centroamericanos desde Estados Unidos a sus países, no serán afectadas por un inaplicable impuesto anunciado en la campaña electoral por el ahora presidente electo Donald Trump, sino por el impacto colateral del incremento en las deportaciones.
This presentation was given at the international conference “Improving Data on International Migration: Towards Agenda 2030 and the Global Compact on Migration”, hosted by Germany’s Federal Foreign Office and convened by the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM)’s Global Migration Data Analysis Center (GMDAC), with support from the US Department of State and the European Commission’s Knowledge Center on Migration and Demography.
There are amply cited statements about remittances that typically reflect value judgments rather than informed opinions based on empirical evidence.
Understanding Income, Remittances and Financial Access in Latin America and the Caribbean: the case of El Salvador
This article analyses financial access in El Salvador, delving into its characteristics and determinants. The article also presents the impact of a financial inclusion strategy to increase savings formalization rates among the population. The analysis is based on a financial advising project for more than 17,000 Salvadorans at branches of…
La migración en Nicaragua representa más del 10% del PIB y mantiene a más de 500,000 hogares fuera de la pobreza, pero sigue siendo ignorada por el gobierno y el sector privado