Family migration.

Kofman, Eleonore ORCID logoORCID: and Meetoo, Veena (2008) Family migration. In: World migration 2008: managing labour mobility in the evolving global economy. IOM world migration report series (4) . IOM, Geneva, pp. 151-172. ISBN 9789290684053. [Book Section]


Immigrants migrate for various reasons. For some, the motivation is primarily economic, with the prospect of better wages or working conditions or more simply, of employment. Some come with their families with the aim of permanent settlement, others bring them in when they are themselves settled and are able to satisfy host country requirements for family reunion. … Other reasons may include movement for marriage, adoption, retirement, or by aged parents of adult children.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Part of the "Civic stratification, gender and family migration policy In Europe" project organised by ICMPD.
Research Areas: A. > School of Law
Item ID: 4479
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010 17:10
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2019 07:55

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