Immigration

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Immigration in US – Selecting those with the skills to fill the jobs of the future will be vital to the country’s economic vitality

WASHINGTON — Even before the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting job dislocation unseen since the Great Depression of the 1930s, economists and futurists predicted extensive changes to the future of work in the United States. While the focus has been chiefly on the transformations that automation and off-shoring will bring, and a related discussion about the … Continue reading

Covid and Immigration in Australia – How have previous recessions affected migration

This short paper outlines the key issues for migration policy in the context of Australia’s labour market including: • The labour market outcomes of migrants, including the occupations in which temporary migrants and Australian workers are engaged; • Historical evidence of the positive impacts that migrants have had on the Australian economy, citing CEDA studies … Continue reading

US immigrants – Key findings by Pew Research Center

Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants. Key findings about The United States has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting … Continue reading

Immigration au Québec – La Province n’est pas suffisamment compétitive pour les talents et les entreprises à forte valeur ajoutée selon l’OCDE

L’attractivité du Québec auprès des migrants repose à la fois sur les politiques d’intégration au marché du travail et sur la nature des opportunités d’emploi. Ce rapport présente une analyse des enjeux liés à l’intégration des migrants au niveau local et propose des exemples de bonnes pratiques mises en place dans d’autres régions de l’OCDE. … Continue reading

COVID and Immigration in Canada – The lowest Comprehensive Ranking requirement of 2020

Two days, two Express Entry draws. Today’s draw rendered invitations for 3,782 immigration candidates and their families to apply for Canadian permanent residence. Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence were issued to Canadian Experience Class (CEC) program candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as 455 on April 16, 2020. Today’s … Continue reading

Over-education Immigration in Canada – Recent immigrants experienced a clear occupational downgrading

The educational attainment of the Canadian population has been rising rapidly in recent decades. There is concern that educational expansion has outpaced demand, leading to an increased prevalence of over-education. Over-education is defined as educational qualification that exceeds what is required to adequately perform the job. This study uses census data to document the rising … Continue reading

Immigrants in EU – Second-generation outperform natives on the labour market but …

Second-generation migrants with an EU background are more likely to be employed and in high-performing positions, such as managerial roles, than first-generation migrants – and even outperform natives in terms of employment rate. Having a European background plays a significant role: 81% of second-generation migrants with at least one parent born in the EU are … Continue reading

Immigration in US – Labor force growth is currently one-third of its recent historical average

What role can immigration play in bolstering future workforce and economic growth, and meeting shifting demand for both high- and low-skilled labor? Although the U.S. economy had a banner year in 2018, posting 3 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth, the long-run projections are not nearly as bright. GDP growth is anticipated to average less … Continue reading

Unauthorized Immigrants in Europe – At least 3.9 million unauthorized immigrants – and possibly as many as 4.8 million

At least 3.9 million unauthorized immigrants – and possibly as many as 4.8 million – lived in Europe in 2017, according to new Pew Research Center estimates. These totals are up from Center estimates for 2014, when between 3.0 million and 3.7 million unauthorized migrants resided in European nations, but are little changed from the … Continue reading

Children of immigrants in Canada – More likely to complete postsecondary studies

Based on integrated data from the 2006 and 2016 censuses, this study examines the education and labour market outcomes of a cohort of children with an immigrant background who were aged 13 to 17 in 2006. In this study, the outcomes of children of immigrant parents from different regions are compared with those of children … Continue reading

Immigration au Québec – Des critères restrictifs et nuisibles à l’économie (prise 2 version intégrale)

YVON BOUDREAU ET MICHEL COURNOYER RESPECTIVEMENT EX-SOUS-MINISTRE ASSOCIÉ RESPONSABLE D’EMPLOI-QUÉBEC, ET ÉCONOMISTE DU MARCHÉ DU TRAVAIL ET EX-DIRECTEUR DE LA PLANIFICATION STRATÉGIQUE, DE LA RECHERCHE ET DE L’ÉVALUATION AU MINISTÈRE QUÉBÉCOIS RESPONSABLE DE L’IMMIGRATION C’est bien connu, le mieux est l’ennemi du bien. À trop vouloir être parfait, on finit par nuire aux nobles objectifs … Continue reading

Immigration au Québec – La liste du PEQ, un outil restrictif

YVON BOUDREAU ET MICHEL COURNOYER RESPECTIVEMENT EX-SOUS-MINISTRE ASSOCIÉ RESPONSABLE D’EMPLOI-QUÉBEC, ET ÉCONOMISTE DU MARCHÉ DU TRAVAIL ET EX-DIRECTEUR DE LA PLANIFICATION STRATÉGIQUE, DE LA RECHERCHE ET DE L’ÉVALUATION AU MINISTÈRE QUÉBÉCOIS RESPONSABLE DE L’IMMIGRATION Le débat actuel sur la sélection des immigrants, étudiants et travailleurs temporaires sur la base d’une liste des emplois en demande nous … Continue reading

Immigration in US – For a labor-market-driven immigration system

The U.S. labor market will be buffeted by at least three major sets of changes over the next few decades. The country will see major shifts in the following characteristics of the market: 1. Demographics. The native-born population and workforce will age and shrink, and the presence of racial and ethnic minorities in the workforce … Continue reading

Immigration and the Future of Labor Market in US – A plan could be paired with assistance, including the acquisition of new skills

Although the U.S. economy had a banner year in 2018, posting 3 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth, the long-run projections are not nearly as bright. GDP growth is an- ticipated to average less than 2 percent annually over the next decade, and slow labor force growth is a key underlying reason. U.S. labor force … Continue reading

Immigration in US – 87 percent of overall population growth by 2049 CBO says

With birth rates projected to remain low, net immigration flows become an increasingly important part of overall U.S. population growth; in 2019, projected net in flows account for approximately 45 percent of overall population growth, but by 2049 that share is nearly 87 percent. CBO projects three broad categories of immigration: legal permanent residents (LPRs), … Continue reading

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