Assessment of National Migration Policies: An emerging picture on admissions, treatment and enforcement in developing and developed countries
AbstractThis paper presents an internationally comparable assessment of several dimensions of migration policies as of early 2009. For a selected set of 28 countries, both developed and developing, we analyse the admission criteria, policies on integration and treatment of migrants, and efforts to enforce those policies. Irregular migration is a particular area of focus. The analysis distinguishes between different entry regimes, namely: labour migrants (high or low skilled, with a permanent or a temporary permit), those who move with a family-related visa, humanitarian migrants (asylum seekers and refugees), international visitors and international students. The data is drawn from an assessment by country experts as well as by desk-research of HDRO staff.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in its series Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present) with number HDRP-2009-48.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2009
Date of revision: Oct 2009
Publication status: Published as background research for the 2009 Human Development Report.
Migration policies; admission; treatment; enforcement;
Other versions of this item:
- Klugman, Jeni & Medalho Pereira, Isabel, 2009. "Assessment of National Migration Policies: An emerging picture on admissions, treatment and enforcement in developing and developed countries," MPRA Paper 19231, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- O1 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-05-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2010-05-02 (Development)
- NEP-MIG-2010-05-02 (Economics of Human Migration)
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- Cummins, Matthew & Rodriguez, Francisco, 2009.
"Is There a Numbers versus Rights Trade-off in Immigration Policy? What the Data Say,"
19204, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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- Dilfuza Rasulova, 2010. "Theoretical Aspects Of Studying The Migration Processes," Perspectives of Innovation in Economics and Business (PIEB), Prague Development Center, vol. 4(1), pages 86-87, February.
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