International Migration Outlook 2015

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This publication analyses recent development in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and some non member countries as well as the evolution of recent labour market outcomes of immigrants in OECD countries. It includes a special chapter on : “Changing Patterns in the international migration of doctors and nurses to OECD countries”, as well as country notes and a statistical annex.

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New immigration registration permissions fell by 11% to 107 400 certificate issuances in 2013, with the main origin countries being Brazil, India, China, the United States, and Nigeria. A Certificate of Registration is an immigration permission issued by the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) to lawfully resident non-EEA nationals who expect to stay in the country for more than three months. The total number of foreign residents was 564 300 in 2014, 12% of the total population.

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