In Luxembourg, immigrants' integration is everyone's business... So what?

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Abstract

Immigrants and refugees are among the most vulnerable categories of the population. Their economic, social, political and even cultural integration has become a major topic of public debate. It is thus not surprising that governments have designed and implemented policies to facilitate immigrants’ reception and integration, to promote social cohesion and to ensure equal opportunities. Encouraged by the EU, European countries have frequently revised their legislative framework, giving a more assimilationist orientation to their integration policy. Most reforms emphasize the fundamental norms and values of the host society that all citizens must share rather than the right to be different. In practice, countries have followed this philosophy in heterogeneous ways. (…)
Original languageEnglish
PublisherLISER
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationEsch-sur-Alzette
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2021

Publication series

NamePolicy Brief
PublisherLISER
No.2021-01
ISSN (Electronic)2716-7437

Keywords

  • immigrant
  • integration
  • Luxembourg
  • vulnerable categories

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  • Policy Brief

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