International migration occurs when people of a country cross their national boundaries to reside in the host countries for a certain period of time, for various purposes especially for employment. This will have an enormous economic, social and cultural impact on both their countries of origin and destination. India is the second largest country in the world in sending emigrants and the first in terms of their remittances. Remittance inflows to India from overseas Indians reached US $ 55.0 billion in 2010.With this due importance and contribution to the Indian economy and society, this book focuses on three important aspects of international migration from India.First,it examines the recent trends and patterns of international migration. Second, it highlights the importance and impact of remittances on Indian economy and society. Finally, it critically analyses the policy regime governing international labour migration from India and the problems encountered by migrants.