Major Papers


Immigration Policies, Remittance


This research paper sheds light on describing the concept of remittance behavior in a broader context. It aims to explore the impact of immigration policies on remittance behavior of United States along with highlighting receiving and sending communities. Here, as developing countries, evidence of Bangladesh, Pakistan and India have been included. This research paper critically evaluates the significant value of remittance behavior on economic conditions of a country. Additionally, it describes the connection between migrants’ condition and remittance behavior for determining their values. Besides this, it sincerely detects the reasons of increasing migrant labors in United States and its impact on the country. It concludes the research by stating that remittance behavior, economy and migration policies of a country are interconnected.

Primary Advisor

Stephen Brooks

Program Reader

Tom Najem

Degree Name

Master of Arts


Political Science

Document Type

Major Research Paper

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