Publication date: 13 October 2011

The Norwegian 'Welfare and Migration Committee' (Brochmann Committee) issued a report on the prospects for the Norwegian welfare state in view of increasing immigration

Publication date: 12 October 2011

The final version of the Synthesis Report for the EMN Study on ‘Temporary and Circular migration: empirical evidence, current policy practice and future options in EU Member States’ has now been launched
Main theme: Migration, Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: temporary migration

Publication date: 09 September 2011

The study of the Deloitte Belgium consultancy focuses on the immigration formalities for highly qualified workers from third countries in six European countries.

Publication date: 05 September 2011

In 2009, EU Member States issued about 2.3 million new residence permits to third country nationals, i.e. to non-EU citizens, a number that represents a decline of about 0.2 million compared with 2008.

Publication date: 27 July 2011

In November 2010, the World Bank published the update of its factbook on migration and remittances

Publication date: 20 July 2011

Joint publication of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM): an Inventory of Institutional Capacities and Practices

Publication date: 23 June 2011

This is the Annual Report 2010 of the Belgian Immigration Office (Dienst Vreemdelingenzaken/Office des Etrangers)

Publication date: 17 June 2011

EMN presents its synthesis report of the EMN study ‘Satisfying Labour Demand through Migration ’. Source of this publication are the different national studies, carried out in 2010 by the National Contact Points (NCP's) of the EMN.

Publication date: 05 May 2011

The Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) published a new Policy Brief about the EU's 2020 strategy

Publication date: 30 March 2011

What are the immigration processes with which compliance must be ensured for the employment of third-country highlyskilled workers in different European countries? In which country are the migration processes the fastest and the easiest to comply with? The answer is to be found in this Laga study.

Publication date: 30 March 2011

In the context of the comprehensive US immigration reform, improved controls and dealing with unauthorized foreigners were discussed extensively in the US Senate in 2006 and 2007. But what about the future flows?

Publication date: 28 March 2011

The study, commissioned from IOM by the Bureau of European Policy Advisors (BEPA) provides an inventory of the admission and residence procedures for unskilled and low-skilled third-country workers entering the labour markets of the 27 EU Member States.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: BEPA, low-skilled workers, unskilled workers

Publication date: 25 January 2011

In the recent past some important changes ocurred within the agricultural sector in Flanders and Belgium. This research paper focuses on the consequences of these changes for the employment of migrants in the agricultural sector.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: seasonal labour

Publication date: 28 December 2010

What is the Belgian approach and policy regarding economic migration? This study addresses this question and examines the labour migration in Belgium from the point of view of combating labour shortages and/or labour demands.

Publication date: 01 December 2006

What is the Belgian approach towards highly skilled workers from third countries? This study examines in detail the selection criteria, admission requirements, procedures for issuing work permits and the available data on the subject.

Publication date: 30 June 2006

This study examines the migration of students and professionals in the health sector in Belgium. It addresses various issues relating to qualifications and attractiveness of the education system and limitations to the migration of health professionals from third countries.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: education, employment, labour shortages