Wanted and Welcome?

Policies for Highly Skilled Immigrants in Comparative Perspective


ISBN: 978-1-4614-0081-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-0082-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-12


  3. Origins

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

    2. Chapter

      Pages 15-37

      Dismantling White Canada: Race, Rights, and the Origins of the Points System

    3. Chapter

      Pages 39-59

      Creating Multicultural Australia: Local, Global and Trans-National Contexts for the Creation of a Universal Admissions Scheme, 1945–1983

    4. Chapter

      Pages 61-81

      Re-Forming the Gates: Postwar Immigration Policy in the United States Through the Hart-Celler Act of 1965

  4. Still the Leader? Highly Skilled Immigration Policy in the United States

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

    2. Chapter

      Pages 85-104

      Talent Matters: Immigration Policy-Setting as a Competitive Scramble Among Jurisdictions

    3. Chapter

      Pages 105-121

      Skilled Immigration Policy in the United States: Does Policy Admit “Enough” Skilled Workers?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 123-143

      Pointless: On the Failure to Adopt an Immigration Points System in the United States

  5. The Challenge of Integrating Highly Skilled Immigrants in Canada

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

    2. Chapter

      Pages 147-163

      Closing the Gaps Between Skilled Immigration and Canadian Labor Markets: Emerging Policy Issues and Priorities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 165-197

      Accreditation and the Labor Market Integration of Internationally Trained Engineers and Physicians in Canada

    4. Chapter

      Pages 199-217

      Integrating International Medical Graduates: The Canadian Approach to the Brain Waste Problem

    5. Chapter

      Pages 219-253

      Skilled Enough? Employment Outcomes for Recent Economic Migrants in Canada Compared to Australia

  6. The Politics of Highly Skilled Immigration Policy in Britain and Germany

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

    2. Chapter

      Pages 257-271

      The Politics and Policy of Skilled Economic Immigration Under New Labour, 1997–2010

    3. Chapter

      Pages 273-286

      Germany: Reluctant Steps Towards a System of Selective Immigration

    4. Chapter

      Pages 287-304

      Wasting Newcomers’ Human Capital? Cultural Capital and the Integration of Skilled Migrants into the British and German Labor Markets

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 305-309