A1 Journal article (refereed)
Policies of Refugee Settlement and Integration in Europe : the Cases of Portugal and Finland (2019)

Sacramento, O., Turtiainen, K., & Silva, P. G. (2019). Policies of Refugee Settlement and Integration in Europe : the Cases of Portugal and Finland. European Journal of Migration and Law, 21(4), 409-434. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718166-12340059

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Publication details

All authors or editors: Sacramento, Octávio; Turtiainen, Kati; Silva, Pedro Gabriel

Journal or series: European Journal of Migration and Law

ISSN: 1388-364X

eISSN: 1571-8166

Publication year: 2019

Volume: 21

Issue number: 4

Pages range: 409-434

Publisher: Brill

Publication country: Netherlands

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/15718166-12340059

Publication open access: Not open

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Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/67878


Though geographically distant from each other, Portugal and Finland present an interesting comparison concerning the policies and devices of asylum. Both provide an informed and critical appraisal of the current international response to the refugee issue, especially considering the European Union. The Finnish situation evidences a long-standing integrated resettlement frame, associated with the inclusive and pluralistic character of Nordic immigration policies, in spite of the growing threat of regression under the emergent xenophobic pressure. Unlike Portugal, where a finely-tuned response system is still lacking in spite of the existence of an assumed political will and commitment to receive increasing numbers of refugees.

Keywords: immigration policy; refugee policy; refugees; migrant integration; settlement (population)

Free keywords: refugees; resettlement and relocation; integration; policy; Portugal; Finland

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Ministry reporting: Yes

Reporting Year: 2019

JUFO rating: 1

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