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People - note
Afghanistan of the estimated 4 million refugees in October 2001, 2.3 million have returned
Ashmore and Cartier Islands the landing of illegal immigrants from Indonesia's Rote Island has become an ongoing problem
Christmas Island The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports a population of 1508 as of the 2001 Census
Cuba illicit migration is a continuing problem; Cubans attempt to depart the island and enter the US using homemade rafts, alien smugglers, direct flights, or falsified visas; some 2,500 Cubans took to the Straits of Florida in 2002; the US Coast Guard interdicted about 60% of these migrants; Cubans also use non-maritime routes to enter the US; some 1,500 Cubans arrived overland via the southwest border and direct flights to Miami in 2002
Ghana there are 9,500 Liberians, 2,000 Sierra Leoneans, and 1,000 Togolese refugees residing in Ghana (2002)
Greece women, men, and children are trafficked to and within Greece for the purposes of sexual exploitation and forced labor
Rwanda Rwanda is the most densely populated country in Africa
Turks and Caicos Islands destination and transit point for illegal Haitian immigrants bound for the Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas, and US
Ukraine the sex trafficking of Ukrainian women is a serious problem that has only recently been addressed

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