Skip to main content

Recent Changes in Migration Movements and Policies: Germany

Buy Article:

$32.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

The decline in long‐term migration that has been evident for a number of years continued in 2006. This notably concerns family migration, humanitarian migration, and ‐ in particular ‐ immigration of persons of German origin from the successor countries of the former Soviet Union. Less than 8 000 persons immigrated under this category in 2006, compared to more than 35 000 in 2005 and between 100 000 and 230 000 in the 1990s. Likewise, immigration of Jewish resettlers from the former Soviet Union decreased to about 1 000 in 2006 compared to about 6 000 in 2005 which was already the lowest number since the establishment of the programme in the early 1990s. Family migration also reached its lowest point for more than a decade with only about 50 000 visas for family reunification in 2006. Asylum seeking has also continued its strong decline, reaching about 21 000 in 2006 ‐ the lowest level since the early 1980s.

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: September 1, 2008

oecd/16080289/2008/00002008/00000014/8108071ec017
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more