Human migration is as old, and as inevitable, as a person’s choice to dream of a better future, yet is contradicted by a patchwork of rules and regulations designed to reverse such a process, writes William Lacy Swing, director general of the International Organization for Migration, in this exclusive #AcrossBorders op-ed.

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  • William Lacy Swing

    William Lacy Swing is director general of the International Organization for Migration, an organization that has been assisting migrants worldwide for the past 65 years.

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