Table 1

Migration categories used in this review

MigrantLow-wage migrant, low-skilled migrant, migrant or immigrant who lives in poverty, transient migrant, seasonal migrant worker, undocumented migrant, trafficking victim.
RefugeeResettled refugee, mandate refugee, refugee in transit.
Asylum-seeker*Individual who is waiting for their asylum claim to be assessed.
  • *‘Asylum-seeker’ is legally different from ‘refugee’. For ease of readability, we group refugee and asylum-seeker together using the term ‘refugee’ in most of our writings, unless it is necessary to differentiate them.