America's Expat Workers Migrate Home


Alexa Vachon for The Wall Street Journal

The migration of expats back to their home countries is happening globally.

The trend is even stronger in America, where HSBC Bank International’s 2009 Expat Explorer survey found that 23% of U.S.-based expats are considering returning home, compared with 15% elsewhere in the world. Limited career prospects was the primary reason, according to the survey of more than 3,100 expats, defined as anyone over 18 living outside their country of origin.

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