Human Smuggling Fee from Afghanistan to Iran

in Transnational Crime

Migrants from Afghanistan who want to be smuggled into neighboring Iran pay human smugglers $700 to guide them across the border.

There are an estimated 1.4 million Afghanistan migrants working and living in Iran. The migrants send up to $500 Million back home to Afghanistan.

(See more human smuggling fees.)

Source:  Amie Ferris-Rotman, “Iran pushes out Afghans as regional power-play heats up,” Reuters, December 2, 2012.

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