International migration policies and data

Adapting to changes in Family migration: the experience of OECD countries

 

Conference jointly organised by the Department of Homeland Security of the United States and the OECD

Washington DC

18 November 2013

 

Printable version: Programme

Welcome addresses

  • Lori Scialabba (Deputy Director, Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security)
  • Jean-Christophe Dumont (Head, International Migration Division, OECD) 

SESSION 1.  NEW EMERGING TRENDS IN FAMILY MIGRATION

Chair: Jean-Christophe Dumont (OECD)

  • Jonathan Chaloff (OECD): Global trends in family migration in the OECD (presentation)
  • Lindsay Lowell (Georgetown University): Recent trends in family migration in the U.S. (presentation)
  • Danièle Bélanger (Université Laval): Marriage migration in and from Asia (related document)
  • Jeffrey Passel (Pew Hispanic Center): Differences in the family structure of Latin American migrants by legal status
  • Cris Beauchemin (INED): Family migration from sub-Saharan Africa to Europe (presentation)

SESSION 2. MANAGING FAMILY MIGRATION IN OECD COUNTRIES

Chair: Maureen A. Dunn (Chief, Family Immigration & Victim Protection Division Office of Policy and Strategy U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services)

  • Philippe de Bruycker (EUI): Family migration policies in Europe (presentation)
  • María E. Enchautegui (Urban Institute): Evolution and recent changes in family migration policies in the United States (presentation)
  • Tim Harrison (Migration Advisory Committee, UK): Causes and consequences of recent changes in family migration policy in the UK (presentation)

SESSION 3. LABOUR MARKET INTEGRATION OF FAMILY MIGRANTS

Chair: Joan Barrett (Chief, Multilateral and Global Issues, Office of International Relations, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, Department of Labor)

Part 1: Labour market outcomes of family migrants in the United States: new evidence from the New Immigrant Survey

  • Mark Rosenzweig (Yale University); Guillermina Jasso (New York University) (presentation)

Part 2: Evidence in other countries

  • Janette Haughton (Regional Director, Americas; Embassy of Australia, Washington, D.C.): Labour market outcomes by visa category in Australia (presentation)
  • Marie-Hélène Amiel (Ministry of Interior, France): Integration of family migrants in France (presentation) (related document)

 SESSION 4. POLICY RESPONSES TO FOSTER LABOUT MARKET INTEGRATION OF FAMILY MIGRANTS

Chair: Jean-Christophe Dumont (OECD)

Interactive panel discussion on three questions:

  1. How can effective integration programmes be designed for new family migrants?
  2. What specific programmes work well for accompanying family members of refugees?
  3. How are community-based service providers and other non-governmental stakeholders contributing to improve outcomes for family migrants?
  • Matti Heinonen (Head of Section, International cooperation, Finnish Immigration Service MIGRI, Finland) (presentation)
  • Uta Saumweber-Meyer (Deputy Director-General, Integration Department, Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, Germany) (report)
  • Brenna MacNeil (Director of Horizontal Policy and Program, Integration - Foreign Credentials Referral Office, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Canada)
  • Hyunwoong Na (Deputy Director, Immigrant Integration Division, Ministry of Justice, Korea)
  • Ron Munia (Director, Division of Refugee Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, United States) (presentation)

Concluding remarks by the Representative of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

 

 

 

Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union
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  • Fiji
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  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
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  • Hungary
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  • Saint Lucia
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  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
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  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
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  • Tajikistan
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  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
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  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
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  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
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  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Uruguay
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  • Vanuatu
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  • Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
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