International Migration Outlook 2016

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The 2016 edition of the International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of recent immigrants in OECD countries. The report includes two special chapters: “The economic impact of migration: Why the local level matters” and "International migration following environmental and geopolitical shocks: How can OECD countries respond?", as well as country notes and a statistical annex.

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United States

The number of persons granted Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status in the United States during fiscal year 2014 increased by 2.6% from the previous year to 1 016 500. Approximately 481 400 persons granted LPR status (47%) were new arrivals to the United States (+5% compared with previous year).

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