Empathetic migration policies crucial to create more accepting society

Clear government regulations on migrant workers could improve the public attitude towards them, Dr.Sripapha Petcharamesree, a law professor at Chulalongkorn University, told a public forum.
She emphasised that Thailand lacks long-term, comprehensive migration policies that aim to foster integration and acceptance.

Speaking at the public forum titled “Shaping Public Perception towards Migrants”, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the law professor noted that the realisation of an accepting society towards migrants requires a supportive legal infrastructure.

Sriprapha called on the Thai government, as well as ASEAN nations, to formulate a clear migration policy, encompassing not only the welcoming of migrants but also establishing quotas based on the country’s needs.

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The Nation Reporter