Engaging the Asian Diaspora

January 18, 2013

Engaging the Asian Diaspora (PDF)

Source: Migration Policy Institute

This brief explores how governments in Asia are facilitating diaspora contributions, including creation of conducive legal frameworks and diaspora-centered institutions to initiation of programs that specifically target diasporas as development actors. The authors detail a number of legislative proposals geared at diasporas, including flexible citizenship laws and visa arrangements, political and property rights, and reduced income tax rates.

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