Immigrant workers typically send some of their earnings back home to help support relatives in their countries of origin. These "remittances" have become an enormous part of the economies of many developing countries. Diane and her guests discuss the role of remittances in Latin America and other parts of the world.

Guests

  • Susan Martin executive director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University
  • Enrique Iglesias president, Inter-American Development Bank

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