Turkey: Tougher Visa Regulations Mean Fewer Jobs for Labor Migrants

A 2009 unpublished report by the Turkish Ministry of Labor claims there are more than 1 million people working illegally in the country. (Photo: Anahit Hayrapetyan)

For decades, Turkey was known for being a source of guest workers, especially those headed to Germany. Now, Ankara is grappling with a migrant-labor issue of its own.

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Dorian Jones is a freelance reporter based in Istanbul. This story is part one of a two-part series.

Turkey: Tougher Visa Regulations Mean Fewer Jobs for Labor Migrants

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