United Arab Emirates - Migration



About 80% of the UAE's population originates from outside its borders. In the early 1980s, the government took steps to reduce the immigration rate by limiting the number of visas issued to foreign workers.

In 2000, there were some 1,922,000 migrants living in the United Arab Emirates. This includes the small number of refugees. The net migration rate for that year was 8.1 migrants per 1,000 population, a considerable drop from 15.0 migrants per 1,000 in 1990. The government views the immigration level as too high, but the emigration level as satisfactory.

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Sangita Khetani
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Jul 11, 2007 @ 2:14 pm
My family and i are thinking of migrating to UAE. We have been to Dubai and Abu Dhabi many times. Please could you send me some information.
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Azedine
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Jul 21, 2007 @ 12:12 pm
i'm Algerian 25 y o student in 4 genetic and i want to immegrate to immarate Arabia...how can i do it?? please help me...thx
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mahdi
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Dec 12, 2011 @ 1:01 am
Hi, i'm a .net developer holding MCTS certification from microsoft and i want to immigrate to UAE and intend to work there, what should i do? i'm married, 23 years old from iran
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omar ahmed
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Feb 5, 2019 @ 11:11 am
how many people migrate from united arab of emirates

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