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AI and robotics will become integral to future security systems and therefore to border control and preventing irregular migration.

Issue

Justice Area(s)

Environmental Justice

Human Rights

AI Impact(s)

Migrant Discrimination

Location(s)

Global

Year

2020

Mixed Migration Review explains that the likely impact of demographic changes and environmental stressors will be a significant increase in the number of migrants and refugees in the world. Migrants and refugees have been called some of "the most surveilled people on the planet," as they cross multiple national borders where government immigration authorities collect and compute copious amounts of new data sources (such as social media data) through black box algorithms offered by vendors to automate what can, unfortunately, amount to life-or-death decisions.

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