The economic integration of refugees in Canada: a mixed record?

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Author: Wilkinson, Lori; Garcea, Joseph


Canada is the second largest resettlement country globally and has a diverse resettlement program offering a range of pathways through which refugees arrive in the country. This report provides an overview of the scope and determinants of the labour market integration outcomes of refugees who arrived in Canada in the recent past. It highlights lessons that can be drawn from the Canadian experience to benefit policymakers and service providers in Canada and elsewhere as they work to foster positive labour market outcomes for refugees and other immigrants. The analysis is based largely on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Employment; Participation; Qualifications; Policy

Keywords: Refugees; Employability; Employment status; Labour force participation; Skill certification; Policy analysis

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Migration Policy Institute, 2017

Physical description: 26 p.

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On cover: Transatlantic Council on Migration: a project of the Migration Policy Institute

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.638

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