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FOREIGN BORDER WORKERS

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French Equivalent: Travailleurs étrangers frontaliers

Definition:
Foreign border workers are foreign persons granted permission to be employed on a continuous basis in the receiving country provided they depart at regular and short intervals (daily or weekly) from that country).

Source Publication:
Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration, Revision 1, Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 58, United Nations, New York, 1998, Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics - Migration statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, April 28, 2003