A Cambodian migrant construction worker checks her phone outside a building site in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. The Asia-Pacific region hosts the largest migrant population in the world. Photo: AP
A Cambodian migrant construction worker checks her phone outside a building site in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. The Asia-Pacific region hosts the largest migrant population in the world. Photo: AP

Asia’s migrants deserve to be welcomed fully into society

Nenette Motus says everywhere in Asia, migrants’ work is so integral to our prosperity that it’s unconscionable to deny them their rights

A Cambodian migrant construction worker checks her phone outside a building site in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. The Asia-Pacific region hosts the largest migrant population in the world. Photo: AP
A Cambodian migrant construction worker checks her phone outside a building site in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. The Asia-Pacific region hosts the largest migrant population in the world. Photo: AP
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