Integrating Refugees into Host Country Labor Markets: Challenges and Policy Options

Integrating Refugees into Host Country Labor Markets: Challenges and Policy Options. Migration Policy Institute. Maria Vincenza Desiderio. October 2016.

Countries receiving large numbers of asylum seekers are facing huge challenges in meeting newcomers’ immediate needs, yet longer-term integration issues could prolong the crisis if not addressed. This report assesses the barriers refugees and asylum seekers face getting into jobs, and particularly at their skill level. The report identifies policies that support labor market integration, including early skills assessment and training. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

[PDF format, 51 pages, 2.15 MB].

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