Argument: Migrant rights help advance social and economic progress
- Debate: UN Convention on the Rights of Migrant Workers and their Families
- Debate: Nations should increase economic and social protections for migrants
Irene Khan. "Invisible people, irregular migrants." The Daily Star. June 7th, 2010: "When business exploits irregular migrants, it distorts the economy, creates social tensions, feeds racial prejudice and impedes prospects for regular migration. Protecting the rights of migrant workers -- regular and irregular -- makes good economic and political sense for all countries -- whether source, destination or transit."