Chile’s healthy economy and political stability is drawing more and more economic migrants from across Latin America to pursue ‘the Chilean Dream.’
The country’s foreign-born population has doubled in the last five years, reaching 500,000 migrants. And that number is expected to double again in the next decade.
The rapid population growth has spurred a major housing crisis, as thousands of migrant families have been unable to afford a place to live.
VICE News correspondent Daniel Hernandez meets camp residents, activists, and politicians to explore how the face of Chile is changing in the wake the migration boom.