Policy Briefs

  • 22-September-2015

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    Is this humanitarian migration crisis different?

    The current humanitarian crisis is unprecedented with an appalling and unacceptable human cost. This issue of Migration Policy Debates looks at the most recent developments in the humanitarian migration crisis and what makes this crisis different from previous ones.

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  • 22-September-2015


    Migration Policy Debates

    This series offers a comprehensive overview of latest developments in policies that deal with migration management and integration.

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  • 1-September-2015

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    "Is school (still) one of the main routes of integration in France?" (in French only)

    This edition of the Migration Policy Debates looks at the capacity of the French educational system to integrate the most disadvantaged pupils and namely the foreign-born children or the offspring of foreign-born parents.

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  • 31-August-2015

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    "Is the United States still the land of opportunities for migrants?"

    It is often said that the United States is a nation of immigrants. Is the US still the best place to settle in?

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  • 31-March-2015

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    Sweden Policy Brief: Promoting Labour Market Integration among Sweden's Migrant Population

    Much thought has gone into the design of migrant integration policy in recent years, but migrants’ labour market outcomes continue to lag behind those of other Swedes, notably because of low educational attainment and literacy proficiency.

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  • 1-December-2014

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    "Who should be admitted as a labour migrant?"

    This fourth edition of Migration Policy Debates looks at the latest developments in policies for managing labour migration and at how they can evolve to meet the complexities of today’s migration landscape.

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  • 1-December-2014

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    "How can migrants’ skills be put to use?"

    This third edition of Migration Policy Debates looks at policy approaches that can help migrants find jobs and, especially, jobs that match their skills.

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  • 20-May-2014

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    Policy Brief: The Fiscal and Economic Impact of Migration

    Developing an accurate understanding of the fiscal and economic impacts of migration is essential to informing public debate. It is also vital if governments are to design effective policies that maximise the contribution of immigrants to their new homes.

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  • 12-March-2010

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    International Migration of Health Workers (Policy Brief)

    Because the international migration of doctors and nurses has become increasingly visible, it is often seen as the main culprit behind these shortages.

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