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E.g., 04/16/2014

Country Resource - Chile

Chile

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  • Population.........................................................17,067,369 (July 2012 est.)
  • Population growth rate ..............................................0.884% (2012 est.)
  • Birth rate..........................................14.28 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
  • Death rate.........................................5.79 deaths/1,000 population (2012 est.)
  • Net migration rate........................0.35 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
  • Ethnic groups....white and white-Amerindian 95.4%, Mapuche 4%, other indigenous groups 0.6%

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Unaccustomed to a large number of migrants, Chile has seen an increase in migrants in the past three decades. Cristián Doña-Reveco and Amanda Levinson examine how the country, still wedded to its dictator-era migration framework, is balancing shifting migration patterns with a piecemeal approach to migration policy.

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Unaccustomed to a large number of migrants, Chile has seen an increase in migrants in the past three decades. Cristián Doña-Reveco and Amanda Levinson examine how the country, still wedded to its dictator-era migration framework, is balancing shifting migration patterns with a piecemeal approach to migration policy.

Chile's economic growth, political stability, and increased immigration are spurring the development of a new migration policy, according to Cristián Doña and Amanda Levinson.