A discussion on the extraordinary boom in investor immigration. From the rapidly expanding EB-5 visa in the United States to Malta’s controversial “cash for citizenship” policy and a host of programs across Europe and the Caribbean, governments are increasingly offering residence rights or citizenship to wealthy individuals in return for a significant economic investment.
This day-long conference in Brussels, co-sponsored by the International Labour Office and the European Commision’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion, will discuss the dynamics by which migrants get stuck in low-skilled work, and the role of training and employment services in helping them progress in their occupations.
A report release and expert discussion on the eligible population and educational requirements of the DACA program and prior DREAM Act policy proposals, along with recommendations for overcoming the education-success challenges that key subgroups of DACA-DREAM youth face.
This annual conference will offer timely policy and legal analysis and discussion on key immigration topics featuring panels with government officials, researchers, advocates, and other immigration experts
A discussion with the 2012 Chair of the Global Forum on Migration and Development and Financial Secretary of the Republic of Mauritius Ali Mansoor and MPI's President Demetrios Papademetriou on the preparation of the 2012 GFMD summit, including an update on the possible ideas and projects contemplated that would fully integrate migration into the development framework, with a special focus on Africa.
A comparative discussion on how nations are approaching immigrant integration strategies, with the Portuguese High Commissioner for Immigration and Intercultural Dialogue; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director; Sweden's State Secretary to the Minister for Integration; Citizenship and Immigration Canada Associate Deputy Minister; and the MPI President.
The launch in Bangkok of an issue brief series on labor migration in Asia undertaken by IOM and MPI with the Minister of Labour from the Government of Thailand; the Ambassador from Bangladesh; the Ambassador from the Government of the Philippines; and IOM and MPI representatives.