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China: survey finds age of migrant workers rising
ECNS, 10 October 2020. [10-10-2020]
The average age of the rural migrant workers who have manned assembly lines at coastal factories or laid bricks on the rims of expanding cities has been climbing, a survey has found.
Remittances/demographics: an expensive exodus
Ayhan - Trading U, 9 August 2020. [10-08-2020]
Migrant workers help underpin two economies. They provide cheap labour for the rich world and vital income for poorer countries.
Germany passes new law for skilled workers to immigrate
Ryan Brothwell - Business Tech, 2 March 2020. [04-03-2020]
Workers are also allowed to bring their spouses and minor children to Germany, but they must prove to be able to support them financially and must provide them with sufficient living space.
UK government urged to reunite child refugees with families
Diane Taylor - The Guardian, 10 January 2020. [12-01-2020]
The UK government is “deliberately and destructively” preventing child refugees from being with their families, instead leaving them in the care of local authorities, according to a report.
US must provide mental health help to families separated at border
By Miriam Jordan - The New York Times, 6 November 2019. [07-11-2019]
A judge has ordered the government to provide counseling and other services to compensate for trauma.
Qualified immigrants revitalise Portugal’s labour market
Natasha Donn - Portugal Residente, 11 October 2019. [15-10-2019]
The aspects bringing foreigners flocking are the recent recovery of the economy, the fiscal incentives at work and “the perception of Portugal as a safe country”.
Lebanon: A second chance for unregistered children
Nadine Malli - Norwegian Refugee Council, 8 July 2019. [08-07-2019]
Eight years into the Syrian crisis, over 200,000 children are estimated to have been born to Syrian refugees in neighbouring Lebanon. Many of these children have not been properly registered, which could affect their access to education, healthcare or humanitarian aid if they return to Syria in future.
Canada: How housing is helping immigrant families
Murtaza Haider and Stephen Moranis - Financial Post, 18 April 2019. [20-04-2019]
For immigrant families, housing alone has been the primary driver of wealth growth.
US government may have to reunite more migrant families
Richard Gonzales - NPR, 8 March 2019. [09-03-2019]
A federal judge in California who ordered the Trump administration to reunite more than 2,800 migrant families separated at the southwest border says potentially thousands more could be affected by his ruling.
10 Migrant families overwhelm detention capacity in Arizona
Nick Miroff - The Washington Post, 9 Octobr 2018. [12-10-2018]
A sudden influx of Guatemalan families into Arizona has overwhelmed detention facilities there and forced the government to release hundreds of parents and children over the past several days, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.
11 Excluding non-permanent families from Canada Child Benefit
Ashley Wadhwani - The Canadian Press, 8 September 2018. [09-09-2018]
New report estimates 3,000 families are excluded from the Canada Child Benefit due to immigration status.
12 US moves to sidestep restrictions on detaining migrant children
Caitlin Dickerson - The New York Times, 6 September 2018. [09-09-2018]
The proposed new regulation reflects the frustration that thousands of families from Central America and elsewhere are continuing to stream across the southwest border.
13 The ‘ineligible’ families
Caitlin Dickerson - The New York Times, 27 July 2018. [30-07-2018]
As it raced to meet a deadline for reunifying parents and children separated at the border, what does it mean to be ineligible to be reunited with your own child?
14 “Keeping families together is a family value”
Zoë True - The Seattle Times, 16 July 2018. [17-07-2018]
According to the author, refusing to reunite families goes against everything he stands for as a nation.
15 US: Rise of border apprehensions of migrant families
Kristen Bialik - Pew Research Center, 6 July 2018. [07-07-2018]
The United States apprehended nearly 49,000 family members at the U.S.-Mexico border between January and June of this year – more than twice as many as during the same time period last year.
16 The East Germans split up families, too — It caused lifelong trauma
Rick Noack - The Mercury News, 30 May 2018. [31-05-2018]
Even today, almost 30 years after the end of socialist reign in Germany, some daughters and sons still search for the mothers who were forced to leave them behind – a quest that can end in tearful reunions or lifelong uncertainty.
17 US: Immigrant families separated at border struggle to find each other
Lomi Kriel - Houston Chronicle, 24 May 2018. [24-05-2018]
Once immigrant families, many asylum seekers from Central America, are separated at the border, they struggle to find each other among the three behemoth federal agencies in charge of their care. Advocates say few procedures are in place to ensure they reunify.
18 USA: 20m immigrant children could be affected by evolving immigration policies
Samantha Artiga and Anthony Damico - Kaiser Family Foundation, 18 April 2018. [19-04-2018]
Potential changes to public charge policies intended to reduce use of public programs by immigrant families, including their citizen children, could further increase strains on immigrant families and lead to losses in health coverage.
19 How family-based immigration can boost the economy
David Brancaccio - Market Place, 27 February 2018. [28-02-2018]
A new study shows that a large number of immigrants who come because of family sponsorship are very productive.
20 What we owe refugee children
Elias Bou Saab - Project Syndicate, 20 June 2017. [21-06-2017]
A former Lebanese education minister explains the educational commitment due to refugee children and how the world cannot expect a small group of countries on the borders of war zones to bear sole responsibility for displaced people.
21 How to plan a family reunion
Shivani Vora - The New York Times, 9 March 2017. [10-03-2017]
They are supposed to be memorable and a chance to reconnect with your loved ones, but family reunions need careful planning to pull off successfully. There are a lot of little pieces involved in making sure that this important occasion goes smoothly. Here, some advice for having a family reunion you’ll remember for all the right reasons.
22 Demography and Italy's Fertility Campaign
Binoy Kampmark - Global Research, 23 September 2016. [24-09-2016]
In Italy when the population wonks got busy with a program of encouragement: Breed for the state; conceive in patriotic circumstances. Since the 1960s, the birth rate in Italy has fallen by half, to 488,000 babies born in 2015. Negative birth rates has been the norm for decades.
23 Family dynamics and Latino immigrant families, 14 April 2016. [14-04-2016]
Commitment to family is both a driving force and source of hardship for Latino immigrants, according to a Florida State University researcher. Threats to familismo—deeply held cultural beliefs about the centrality of family in daily life—are often a major source of stress for immigrants and can have a negative impact on their overall health and well-being as they move forward in a new country.
24 People on the move – statistics on mobility in Europe
Eurostat, 9 July 2019. [09-07-2019]
People in today’s Europe are on the move much more than ever before. This digital publication shows the latest figures on these movements in many different ways, with a focus on people and not on goods.
25 20,000 unaccompanied minors among asylum seekers in the EU
Eurostat, 26 April 2019. [03-05-2019]
In 2018, 19 700 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the Member States of the European Union were considered to be unaccompanied minors.

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