Policy Briefs

Published Oct. 2, 2011 5:13 PM

EUMARGIN’s sixth policy brief looks at the different forms of political participation of immigrants and seeks to understand the reasons that explain the low political participation of immigrants. It searches for the factors that influence participation and political inclusion of young immigrants and draws comparison and highlights differences among seven European countries.

Published Aug. 26, 2011 3:32 PM

The fifth policy brief seeks to recognize the vulnerability of young adult irregular migrants in Europe. While irregular migrants are supposed to be recognized and protected by international human rights legislation, it is not always the case that they are socially recognized in the societies that they reside in. The paradoxical situation is that these irregular immigrants are simultaneously inside territorially and outside socially, often feeling that they lack a meaningful existence.

Published Jan. 7, 2011 1:08 PM

The fourth policy brief argues that lower educational outcomes at 'minority schools' is primarily caused by socioeconomic factors. Elaborating on this premise, politicians should consequently implement desegregation policies that reduce inequality based on socioeconomic factors at the most ethnically segregated minority schools.