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23 Jun 2023

Migration Policy Practice (Vol. XII, Number 2, June 2023)

Migration Policy Practice (MPP) focuses on policy-oriented research and analysis, with the aim to contribute to a better understanding of the multidimensional aspects of migration and inform migration policies at the national, regional and international levels. Articles in this issue highlight research on a range of migrant populations in diverse settings, including irregular migrant domestic workers, cross-border traders, highly skilled migrants and asylum-seekers.

  • Bridging migration research, policy and practice
  • Comparative analysis of Canadian municipal policy discourses on immigration and resilience
  • Luisa Veronis and Margaret Walton-Roberts
  • The Gender–Migration Index (GMI): Gender-responsiveness and migrant inclusion in policy planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Lara-Zuzan Golesorkhi
  • Humanitarian ecosystems: Can diasporas act as effective humanitarians?
  • Andra-Lucia Martinescu and Catalina Moisescu
  • Well-being and intention to stay: A regional approach to the retention of highly skilled migrants in the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Camilla Spadavecchia
  • Indigenous international migration: Policy challenges and lessons learned from the Venezuelan movement to Brazil by Marcelo Torelly, Jennifer Alvarez and Debora Castiglione
  • The impacts of COVID-19 on Filipino irregular migrant domestic workers in the Kingdom of the Netherlands by Lalaine Siruno and Melissa Siegel
  • Livelihoods on the move under COVID-19 restrictions in Zimbabwe by Marshall Zororo Samugwede, Thebeth Rufaro Masunda and Manase Kudzai Chiweshe
  • Canada’s permanent residence policy for refugee claimants working in the health-care sector during the pandemic: A crisis-led policy  innovation by Mireille Paquet, Adèle Garnier, Karine Côte-Boucher and Luna Vives