Recentering Migration Governance in India

It’s about time India had an internal migration governance framework. The circular nature of migration makes India truly federal.

On the international front, we can learn from Philippines and Indonesia on how to negotiate at the state to state level for better terms for low skill migrant workers , who lift their families out of poverty. If there is no shame in earning remittances than there should be no issue in treating labor migration as a legitimate export as well.

Unlike our green card H1B cousins, they come back.