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There are two directions to current French immigration policy: simultaneously restricting new arrivals and facilitating access to French nationality. In the recent period, the public authorities have focused closely on naturalization. This has led to a significant increase in number of persons naturalized French, and the development of a solemn ceremony for conferring on them the written certifica...IntegrationEUarticles
19. 12. 14
We are calling on the Czech government to reconsider its position on the adoption of Syrian refugees, and permanently relocate at least 15 Syrian children patients and their relatives into the country. It would be a very minimal gesture of solidarity of our country, which completely ignoring the current refugee crisis in the world and in the European Union.Refugees in CEECzech Republicarticles
18. 11. 14
IntegrationEU Czech Republicarticles
Migration Policy Institute (MPI) published the report "Building an Integration System: Policies to Support Immigrants' Progression in the Czech Labor Market" by Dušan Drbohlav and Onřej Valenta. The report focuses on integration measures in the Czech Republic with an emphasis on the economic integration of migrants.
5. 11. 14
Migration and the EUEU Ukraine Slovakia Czech Republic Poland Hungaryarticles
The publication "Discovering migration between Visegrad countries and Eastern Partners" is focused on migration situation, trends, policies and relationships between countries in east Europe. The publication concludes with recommendations on analysis of statistical data and setting of migration or integration policies.
10. 10. 14
Regional Studies Department, University of Economics and migrant youth organization Youth Included are jointly organizing the second international conference „Challenges of International Migraiton: Migration and Regional Development in Europe through the Eyes of Young Professionals“, which will take place 10-12 December 2014, in Prague, Czech Republic.Czech Republicarticles
Recently, it was declared that EU citizens residing in the Czech Republic have the right to vote in municipal elections. Up until now only those with permanent residency could vote while those with temporary residency could not, which accounts to about 110,000 potential voters excluded from local elections. The Public Defender of Rights advocated for their voting rights in the upcoming municipal e...EU Czech Republicarticles
Theoretical approaches dealing with immigration control policy explain what determines states’ decisions regarding three main matters, i.e. the number, type, and country of origin of immigrants who are accepted. Trying to account for policy outcomes, they usually use different perspectives and they recognise various factors as the main determinants. The aim of the paper is to demonstrate and compa...EUarticles
30. 9. 14
A court ruling upholding a Slovak national’s right to vote in October’s municipal elections has unexpectedly opened the way for around 110,000 EU nationals with temporary residence in the Czech Republic to go to the polls. The State Electoral Office announced on Monday that additional ballots were being printed to allow all EU nationals to take part in local elections regardless of their residence...Migration and the EUEU Czech Republicarticles
The article deals with issues related to the meat industry from two angles. The first is a survey of the working conditions during the slaughter of livestock and disassembly of carcasses; the second is an overview of working conditions in the plants where the meat is subsequently processed and prepared for delivery to supermarket chains. Another aim of the article is to point out the situation of...Migration and the EU Labour MigrationRomania Germanyarticles
Migration and the EU Labour MigrationCzech Republic Polandarticles
New issue of Central and Eastern Europe Migration Review (CEEMR) dedicated to migratory flows from Ukraine.
In this special monothematic issue of the CEEMR, the results of empirical scholarly research are presented together to provide the journal’s readers with an overview of Ukrainians’ experiences of migration in a variety of national contexts and from a range of perspect...
The subject of the article is migration within the European Union and the current problems associated with this migration. A summary of the situation in the countries which are the most important sources of EU migration is followed by a reflection on the form of the new Posting of Workers Enforcement Directive. The author draws also on the output and related materials of the German Trade Union Fed...Migration and the EU Labour MigrationRomania Bulgaria Germany Polandarticles
On 10 April 2014, a round table titled “Foreign Employees – Second Class Workers?” was held at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Berlin with representatives of Germany and the Czech Republic discussing the issue of the changing types of employment of foreign workers in the two countries.Labour MigrationGermany Czech Republicarticles
Migration and the EU IntegrationEUarticles
The very first event of the European Platform on Asylum and Migration (EPAM) dedicated to family reunification was organised in May 2014. It brought together EPAM Members, national practitioners and the European Commission for a training and brainstorming meeting.
The author attended the meeting as a representative of one of the E...