Migration and Technology: Lessons From the Brazil-Venezuela Border

Venezuelan refugees in Boa Vista, Brazil. Immigration apps are being developed rapidly to help refugees and migrants on their journeys and in their new places of settlement. Critics warn about the apps creating a sense of over-optimism about what they can do. MARCELO CAMARGO/AGENCIA BRASIL
A video describing OKA, a free phone app that comes in several languages, does not require WIFI and offers information on Brazil’s federal public services and local services in Rio de Janeiro and in Boa Vista, Roraima.

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