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Burmese Migrants in Thailand Await Changes Back Homei
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Steve Sandford
September 10, 2012 5:44 PM
Millions of Burmese migrant workers have long sought economic opportunity abroad, but their life in exile frequently means working outside the law, in risky or dangerous jobs. Steve Sandford reports from northern Thailand on their life in legal limbo and some proposals that could change it.

Burmese Migrants in Thailand Await Changes Back Home

Published September 10, 2012

Millions of Burmese migrant workers have long sought economic opportunity abroad, but their life in exile frequently means working outside the law, in risky or dangerous jobs. Steve Sandford reports from northern Thailand on their life in legal limbo and some proposals that could change it.


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