A glimpse into the future of migration

Immigrant travel on  a cargo train heading to the border city of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, May 5, 2006. Every day Mexican trains are used by immigrants to cross the country, heading for the border between Mexico and United States. The U.S. Border Patrol said on Wednesday it had arrested 724,613 undocumented migrants crossing the 2,000-mile (3,200-km) border from Mexico since October 1 last year, a rise of 6 percent from the same period a year earlier. The increase comes as U.S. lawmakers debate a proposal by President George W. Bush offering millions of illegal immigrants a path to citizenship, and as Hispanic activists staged protests and a work stoppage in cities nationwide.       REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTR1D33C

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Rigas Hadzilacos
Project Lead, Industry Accelerators, World Economic Forum Geneva
Khalid Koser
Executive Director, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF)
Ratna Omidvar
Independent Senator for Ontario, The Senate of Canada
Yasmina Filali
Founder and President, Fondation Orient-Occident
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