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A question for referendum: should foreigners vote in national elections? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
By Thomas Huddleston, MPG Programme Director on Migration and Integration In collaboration with Serge Kollwelter, ASTI Luxembourg and Kate McMillan, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Only four countries in the world currently grant equal...
MIPEX in Use: A way forward for a National Integration Policy in Malta NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 4 Months, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Written by Zvezda Vankova, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group On 13th June the human rights organisation Aditus released a report with “concrete recommendations aim­ed at national policymakers on how to maximise the...
A Suggestion for Turkey: Treat your immigrants like your emigrants abroad NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Written by Özge Bilgili, MIPEX Evaluation Assistant and Visiting Research Fellow, CIDOB Turkey’s migrant integration policies have recently been evaluated, and the results are not so bright. To improve policies on migrant in...
Voting rights for long-term residents in the Czech Republic? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Written by Zvezda Vankova, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group The Czech Human Rights Minister Jiri Dienstbier expressed his desire to open a debate on the voting rights to immigrants through amendments to election laws. According to him, &ld...
The first European country to take away the right to vote from immigrants? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 8 Months, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Written by Zvezda Vankova, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group A new immigration bill was submitted to the Greek parliament for debate on 14th February. The bill that will be voted in the upcoming weeks, aims to simplify the residence permit...
New Korean language pre-entry requirement – an obstacle or a facilitator to family reunion? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 8 Months, 1 Week, 1 Hour, 24 Minutes ago
Written by Zvezda Vankova, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group On 5th of February the South Korean Ministry of Justice announced that it will introduce a Korean language proficiency and income requirement for family reunion. According to a Mi...
Misguided: Despite new guidelines, Irish family reunion policy still far below standards in EU and other English-speaking countries, where Irish emigrants benefit from their generous policy NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 9 Months, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Written by Zvezda Vankova, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group Hilkka Becker, Immigrant Council of Ireland, MIPEX national partner for Ireland   New Guidelines on Non-EEA Family Reunification were published by the Irish Government o...
The German reform on dual nationality – an incomplete reform? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Written by Zvezda Vankova, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group The German government coalition reached an agreement on dual nationality reform. However, a thorough look at this reform reveals that it does not address the issue in a coher...
Multicultural family support policies: enough for successful immigrant integration in South Korea? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 1 Year, 1 Week, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Written by Zvezda Vankova, Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group A new MIPEX assessment by the Migration Policy Group finds that immigrants in South Korea benefit from ‘slightly favourable’ integration policies. Compa...
New MIPEX country profiles for France and United States NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group New study “Paving the way” shows that integration policies have not improved in France and US since 2010. But both governm...
What housing rights & responsibilities will improve integration? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 7 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group Non-EU nationals more often live in insecure and overcrowded housing, face greater housing costs, and receive fewer benefits. Often they d...
A restrictive liberalisation? Czechs follow EU trends on citizenship NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group Based on EUDO-Citizenship commentary by Andrea Barsova This October, the Czech government’s new citizenship bill received both prai...
Latvian citizenship changes: “Exceptions do not make the rule” NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Dace Akule, Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS, MIPEX national partner for Latvia Thomas Huddleston, Migration Policy Group On 6 September, the Latvian parliament adopted amendments in second reading to the Citizenship law that has been unchanged sinc...
A Shore Never Reached – Bulgarian Integration Policies since MIPEX III NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
By Zvezda Vankova, researcher at the Open Society Institute Sofia, MIPEX national partner for Bulgaria** Two years after Bulgaria has been assessed with the MIPEX for the first time, positive developments are registered only in two areas regulated by...
Nobel Prize-winning EU only goes halfway on migrants’ rights NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 2 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Today, the European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Notwithstanding this great honour, the EU has far to go to promote the human rights of migrants in Europe in key areas of integration, according to the 2010 Migrant Integration Policy R...
Restrict citizenship in Southern Europe to fight irregular migration? More rhetoric than reality NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group The new Greek government wants to undermine its landmark 2010 Nationality Reform by aligning the law with other southern European countrie...
New Belgian Nationality Law: still something to celebrate? NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group On 19 July, a proposed new Belgian Nationality law passed the Belgian Parliament’s Justice Committee with a large majority. Natu...
‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group As of 9 July, the UK will have one of the world’s highest income requirements for people to reunite with their family. Background on th...
Do people want equal rights for immigrants? MIPEX vs. public opinion NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Written by Thomas Huddleston, MIPEX Research Coordinator, Co-author and Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Group Would the public generally support their country’s policies on equal rights for immigrants?  According to my new analysis, there is no...
How to integrate diversity in education policies – Diverse Talents for the future of Europe NEW
Migrant Integration Policy Index Blog 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
At the recent confrerence on ‘Diverse Talents for the future of Europe‘, Thomas Huddleson from MPG discussed how best to  integrate diversity in education policies across Europe.  His presentation was recorded and is available to view h...