Immigration and COVID-19


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Author: D'Souza, Gabriela


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had an enormous impact on economies around the world. In order to stem the spread of the virus, many countries have temporarily imposed extreme restrictions on migration. This comes on the back of rising populism and increasing scepticism about the benefits of migration in the lead-up to COVID-19. This crisis will have long-lasting repercussions for migration policy across the world and in Australia - a country that is dependent on migration for its major industries and economic growth. While many countries will seek to impose more permanent...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Economics; International education; Employment; Policy

Keywords: Immigration; Migrants; Economic conditions; Economic impact; Financial aid; Government role; Government policy; Economic recession

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Melbourne, Victoria]: CEDA, 2020

Physical description: 12 p.

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Also called: Immigration and Coronavirus Disease 2019

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 141.1141

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