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Unfinished business: UN migrant pact inked, but foes remain


December 12, 2018

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Seeking to remind the world that migrants are people, too, a U.N. migration conference ended Tuesday with pledges to put a landmark new accord to work, but it left unfinished business on ending the divisive debate between nationalists and globalists as migrant detention centers, caravans and deaths at sea or in deserts make headlines.

U.N. officials and governments touted the adoption of the Global Compact on Migration by 164 countries a day earlier, but with signs that it was already fraying and still the source of disgruntlement from populist, right-wing politi...

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