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January 19, 2016, 6am PST
At the UN’s Habitat III conference taking place this fall in Quito, Ecuador, the role of cities in addressing the movement of migrants will be a primary topic of discussion.
August 31, 2011, 8am PDT
As millions of rural poor move into Chinese cities, the country's legal residency system is making life difficult for the illegal rural migrants.
The New York Times
November 12, 2010, 12pm PST
Last week, China deployed six million workers for a 10-day effort to count the country's population. A surge in citizens relocating from rural to urban areas makes the task difficult, reports the Economist.
The Economist
December 29, 2009, 5am PST
Some say the nation's illegal immigrants are a missed opportunity that could help hurting regions to recover.