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Restricting Turkish marriage migration? National policy, couples' coping strategies and international obligations

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  • Isik Kulu-Glasgow

    (Research and Documentation Centre (WODC) of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice, The Hague, The Netherlands)

  • Arjen Leerkes

    (Sociology Department of Erasmus University Rotterdam
    WODC, The Hague, The Netherlands)

Abstract

Marriage migration has become the most common form of immigration from Turkey to the Netherlands. The Dutch government increasingly pursues restrictive admission policies for the immigration of partners from non-EU countries. This article shows that the tightened income and age restrictions were to some extent successful in limiting Turkish marriage migration. It is also demonstrated, however, that the power of the state to control this migration flow is constrained by two main factors: coping strategies of Turkish couples and international obligations, including the Association Agreement.

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  • Isik Kulu-Glasgow & Arjen Leerkes, 2013. "Restricting Turkish marriage migration? National policy, couples' coping strategies and international obligations," Migration Letters, Transnational Press London, UK, vol. 10(3), pages 369-382, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:mig:journl:v:10:y:2013:i:3:p:369-382
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    1. Ibrahim Sirkeci, 2017. "Turkey’s refugees, Syrians and refugees from Turkey: a country of insecurity," Migration Letters, Transnational Press London, UK, vol. 14(1), pages 127-144, January.

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