Learn about the vulnerabilities faced by people while migrating irregularly.
Risks of irregular migration
This documentary tells the stories of the dangers children face when they emigrate to the United States: crossing rivers, deserts, and mountains, and taking freight trains in order to hide. Credits: Save the Children.
VR Documentary of children fleeing violence in their countries in Central America, often becoming orphans, unaccompanied, or separated. Credits: UNHCR.
Migrant smugglers have typically been portrayed as shadowy, evil figures, exploiting human misery for financial gain, and risking lives transporting people. What motivates migrant smugglers, and how do they operate? Who are their main clientele? International migration expert and member of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy Khalid Koser shares his research on the economic motivations of those involved in smuggling migrants, and the massive and complex industry that has sprung up around them. Credits: TEDx Talks.
Video that explains migration-related terms, the causes of migration, and the risks of irregular migration. It also describes the rights of migrant children. Credits: IOM Northern Triangle of Central America.