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Re/Making Immigration Policy through Practice

How Social Workers Influence What It Means to Be a Refused Asylum Seeker

Kathryn Tomko Dennler

, precluding access to employment, mainstream benefits, and asylum support, making it very difficult for them to meet their basic needs. Most receive no statutory support whatsoever ( Refugee Council 2012 ), while some receive housing and food vouchers under

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Francesco Carella

strategy on this. 6 Since then, a series of initiatives have been promoted by the ILO in the lead-up to its centenary, which was celebrated throughout 2019. For instance, a panel discussion on “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South

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Noncitizens’ Rights

Moving beyond Migrants’ Rights

Sin Yee Koh

their host countries. This has implications for their individual and family lives, their retirement years, and the prospects of their next generations. 3 For example, a retired noncitizen expatriate—who no longer holds an independent employment visa

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Refugee Hospitality Encounters in Northern Portugal

“Cultural Orientations” and “Contextual Protection”

Elizabeth Challinor

below, of how the sense of uncertainty with regard to employment prospects experienced by hosted refugees in Portugal could be shared by the employees of their hosting institutions. This article draws on the preliminary findings of ongoing research

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

in the eyes of the colonial state—“any person without employment and unable to show that he has visible and sufficient means of subsistence”—and compelled them to either find employment or face imprisonment and forced labor on behalf of the state

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Expat, Local, and Refugee

“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan

Reem Farah

; for a critique, see White 2019 ). The solution was promoted as one that addresses multiple issues simultaneously—refugee integration, Jordanian development, and European security—as “employment possibilities in neighboring states, would provide the

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“Windrush Generation” and “Hostile Environment”

Symbols and Lived Experiences in Caribbean Migration to the UK

Huon Wardle and Laura Obermuller

. At this time, I had a dual citizenship. At the end of my contract with the ministry, I gained employment with a local company and did not return to the UK. In 1982, I applied to renew my British passport in Jamaica; my application was refused on the

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Every Campus A Refuge

A Small College’s Engagement with Refugee Resettlement

Diya Abdo and Krista Craven

Challenge ( Ryerson University 2017 ). This initiative relies on student volunteers to assist sponsorship groups and refugees with various facets of the resettlement process, including translation, tutoring, and employment assistance. What distinguishes

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

to substantially contribute to the family income. These gender models did not necessarily confirm ideas of womanhood or manhood present in the home culture, where women tend to be in employment. 6 The availability of childcare provided by

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“My Visa Application Was Denied, I Decided to Go Anyway”

Interpreting, Experiencing, and Contesting Visa Policies and the (Im)mobility Regime in Algeria

Farida Souiah

representing a “migratory risk.” Being unemployed, not having a job in the formal economy, and having low-paying or unstable employment are discriminatory factors, among others. Academic research on European visa policy mainly adopts macro-scale and meso