In Getting Refugee Integration Right, Policymakers Must Take Care to Ensure Integrity of Asylum & Migration Systems, New MPI Report Explains – Migration Policy Institute

As the immediate pressures of the migration and refugee crisis have begun to abate in Europe, policymakers have refocused on two goals: anticipating and preventing the next crisis and ensuring that newcomers—and the communities in which they settle—have the tools to succeed. These two objectives are deeply interdependent, as a new report from the Migration … [Read More] In Getting Refugee Integration Right, Policymakers Must Take Care to Ensure Integrity of Asylum & Migration Systems, New MPI Report Explains – Migration Policy Institute

Settling Refugees in Australia: Achievements and challenges – International Journal of Migration and Border Studies

ABSTRACT This article examines the extent to which Australia fulfils its legal obligations for resettled refugees. This necessitates noting both the international frameworks that inform the rights accorded to refugees as well as applicable Australian law and policies. But while laws provide us with a point of departure, a thorough analysis of how these laws … [Read More] Settling Refugees in Australia: Achievements and challenges – International Journal of Migration and Border Studies

Living with Racism in Australia – The New York Times

Extract from an article by Alice Pung MELBOURNE, Australia — My father survived the killing fields of Cambodia, where he was threatened with having his tongue cut out with a sickle for speaking his native language, Teochew Chinese. When he and my pregnant mother arrived in Australia in 1980 and discovered that their new country … [Read More] Living with Racism in Australia – The New York Times

When Lives are Put on Hold: Lengthy asylum processes decrease employment among refugees – Science Advances

ABSTRACT European governments are struggling with the biggest refugee crisis since World War II, but there exists little evidence regarding how the management of the asylum process affects the subsequent integration of refugees in the host country. We provide new causal evidence about how one central policy parameter, the length of time that refugees wait … [Read More] When Lives are Put on Hold: Lengthy asylum processes decrease employment among refugees – Science Advances

Integrated Practice in the Early Years in Australia: The assumptions, omissions and contradictions of policy reform – Journal of Early Childhood Research

ABSTRACT The aim of this article is to examine current national early years’ policy reform, which emphasises the importance of service integration, national quality standards and a quality knowledge base for educators concerning the provision of early childhood education and care. Using Queensland, Australia, as an example, a policy discourse analysis identifies two problematics of … [Read More] Integrated Practice in the Early Years in Australia: The assumptions, omissions and contradictions of policy reform – Journal of Early Childhood Research

Redesigning integration: Access to government records is necessary for researchers to identify policy effects – LSE (UK)

Extract from an article by Dominik Hangartner Especially for complex social issues like migration and integration, there is a pressing need to understand why certain policies work and others do not. Dominik Hangartner argues that when scholars are able to combine credible research designs with linked registry data and state-of-the-art targeted surveys, they have a greater chance … [Read More] Redesigning integration: Access to government records is necessary for researchers to identify policy effects – LSE (UK)

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