JOHANNESBURG, 21 November 2013 (IRIN) - Widespread negative public opinion about migration and migrants is often driven less by facts, such as the actual number of migrants arriving in a particular country, than by a raft of misperceptions: migrants are stealing jobs from locals, driving up crime rates and burdening public services. 
 
Numerous studies by academics and researchers have produced evidence disproving many of these fallacies. IRIN takes a look at some of the most common ...


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