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Migrants

Report

Stronger starts, brighter futures: exploring trends in the early development of children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia

This research examines the early development trajectories of children from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds in Australia by exploring the existing evidence base and drawing on a detailed analysis of data from the Australian Early Development Census.
Report

Picking cherries: evidence on the effects of temporary and seasonal migrants on the New Zealand economy

This report looks at the evidence of the effects of migration policy on New Zealand’s top "frontier" firms.
Report

Community conversations: talking about finding work in Australia

The Community Conversations project was created to gather further information on the nature of economic exclusion among refugee and migrant communities in Melbourne’s west, and to source community-informed ideas for reducing barriers to participation.
Policy report

The future of enforcement for migrant workers in Australia: lessons from overseas

This report offers a series of pragmatic policy solutions to motivate employers to engage with their employees fairly, and to remove barriers to justice for migrants who have been exploited.
Briefing paper

Strategies for promoting integration at the city region level

This briefing paper highlights how many city mayors in the United Kingdom are exploring innovative approaches to promote integration for migrant communities in their city regions.
Report

Understanding access to higher education amongst humanitarian migrants in Australia

Few studies to date have empirically examined the ties between humanitarian-migrant status and circumstances and higher education participation and attainment in Australia. This report fills this significant gap in knowledge.
Working paper

Beyond gratitude: lessons learned from migrants’ contribution to the COVID-19 response

This paper recognises and values the fundamental contribution of migrant workers to our societies and economies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. That contribution has always been vital, but a year of the devastating pandemic has provided the most compelling insight to date into the essential role...
Report

Beyond the hostile environment

This report assess six different policy options for addressing the adverse impacts of the hostile environment on individuals and communities, and for reforming the current system of immigration enforcement in the United Kingdom.
Report

Access denied: the human impact of the hostile environment

This report assess the impacts of the hostile environment on individuals and communities. It finds that it has contributed to forcing many people into destitution, has helped to foster racism and discrimination, and has erroneously affected people with the legal right to live and work...
Report

Issues facing diaspora communities in Australia

During the course of this inquiry, a number of organisations emphasised the value of diaspora communities, the contributions they make to Australian society and their potential to positively impact Australia's relationship with their home countries. This report outlines some interesting findings about multicultural Australia.