Virtually any commodity can move around the world to satisfy demand, but human beings have far less freedom. Many would-be migrants are forced to risk life and limb traveling illegally. Yet most rich countries are short of workers, have shrinking populations, and need more immigrants. This is a timely guide to a major issue that is never far from the political headlines.Peter Stalker is a former co-editor of the "New Internationalist" who now works as a consultant to a number of UN agencies. He has written two books on migration for the International Labor Organization.Stalker, Peter is the author of 'The No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration', published 2008 under ISBN 9781904456940 and ISBN 1904456944.