Title

What is the Trigger of Migration Trends in Asia Pacific Region?

Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Migration

Keywords

Immigrants, trafficking, policy

Description

This study explains the elements that trigger migration trends in Asia Pacific. migrants from all of the nations in the regions hold key role as development actors assist in boosting GDP of their host country, while also support the family and society in their home countries. Migration will become the engine of development and growth which are getting higher in this region since the interconnectivity between the countries is also increased, as well as the demography inequality. The challenge of environment will also increase pressure to jobs and economic growth will create new opportunities in all over the region. Along January-August 2017, National Agency for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Workers (BNP2TKI) has succeeded in placing 148.285 labor force or immigrants to several Countries in Asia Pacific, America, Middle East, and Europe. The problem is that in some point the mobilization of labor force or migrants tend to not according to procedures, so that leads to human trafficking problems which become national security issue. On the other hand, there are also problems regarding the policy, permission, and procedure in Indonesia government since there are a lot of findings regarding illegal labors. Thus it becomes one of the concerns of Head of Economist of World Bank towards East Asia region since if the permissions and procedures can be renewed then Indonesia as the migrants’ sender will receive economic benefits by sending migration abroad. The issue faced by Indonesia was analyzed by using national security concept and theory of securitization

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

What is the Trigger of Migration Trends in Asia Pacific Region?

This study explains the elements that trigger migration trends in Asia Pacific. migrants from all of the nations in the regions hold key role as development actors assist in boosting GDP of their host country, while also support the family and society in their home countries. Migration will become the engine of development and growth which are getting higher in this region since the interconnectivity between the countries is also increased, as well as the demography inequality. The challenge of environment will also increase pressure to jobs and economic growth will create new opportunities in all over the region. Along January-August 2017, National Agency for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Workers (BNP2TKI) has succeeded in placing 148.285 labor force or immigrants to several Countries in Asia Pacific, America, Middle East, and Europe. The problem is that in some point the mobilization of labor force or migrants tend to not according to procedures, so that leads to human trafficking problems which become national security issue. On the other hand, there are also problems regarding the policy, permission, and procedure in Indonesia government since there are a lot of findings regarding illegal labors. Thus it becomes one of the concerns of Head of Economist of World Bank towards East Asia region since if the permissions and procedures can be renewed then Indonesia as the migrants’ sender will receive economic benefits by sending migration abroad. The issue faced by Indonesia was analyzed by using national security concept and theory of securitization