Public Policy and Immigrant Settlement

Public Policy and Immigrant Settlement

Edited by Deborah A. Cobb-Clark and Siew-Ean Khoo

This book examines the role of immigration policy, and of economic and social policies involved in promoting the settlement of immigrants to Australia. It is based on research of two groups of recent immigrants who arrived six years apart during the 1990s holding a range of family reunion, skill and humanitarian visas.

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Edited by Deborah A. Cobb-Clark and Siew-Ean Khoo

Subjects: development studies, migration, economics and finance, public sector economics, politics and public policy, migration, public policy, urban and regional studies, migration

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ABS BS CES DIMA/DIMIA ENS ES(B) HUM IND LSIA NES(B) PA SAL SAS Australian Bureau of Statistics Business Skills visa category Commonwealth Employment Service Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, later Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs Employer Nomination Scheme visa category English-speaking (background) Humanitarian visa category Independent visa category Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Australia Non-English-speaking (background) Principal Applicant Skilled – Australian Linked visa category (later SAS) Skilled – Australian Sponsored visa categor xix