RIO Newsletter

As the competitive nature of remittance industry moves forward, the US economy shows signs of improvement, Latin American migration patterns shift, and various countries in the Americas review their legislation on migration, it is becoming increasingly important for industry leaders to stay informed of the trends that will affect their businesses. The Remittance Industry Observatory (RIO), a project of the Dialogue’s Migration, Remittances, and Development Program,  seeks to improve knowledge and information about the remittance market.

The following is a sample of RIO's monthly newsletter related to net migration flows from Mexico and Central America to the US.


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