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From ONE Thu Jan 31 2013, 12:01:01

Guardian: Migrants' billions put aid in the shade - The flow of migrant money around the world has skyrocketed to unprecedented levels as more people than ever cross borders to live and work abroad. This figure is known as remittance money, and in 2012 it exceeded $530 billion, according to the World Bank. This amount [...]

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