About ten per cent of the world's population are considering leaving their home countries, should the opportunity arise. Only very few set off for Europe.
Germany will have to attract more immigrants in future to mitigate the negative consequences of its demographic development. Non-EU countries are likely to become important countries of origin as the demographic situation in many EU member states is similar to that of Germany. The study examines Canada’s experiences – which has seen high levels of immigration in the past – with regards to immigration and integration management and derives recommendations for policy-makers in Germany.
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