Poland accepts record numbers of non-EU immigrantsby Redazione West - 2013.03.05
A record 244,000 immigrants from the East, mainly the Ukraine, came to Poland to work legally in 2012. But that is not enough, writes the Energy-Europe Foundation, stressing that “in order to avoid depopulation, 5.2m people must come to live in Poland by year 2050.” In the author’s view, Poland is not an immigrant-friendly country as immigrants find it difficult to obtain permanent residency rights and work permits.
Foreign fathers in Italy are on the increase
In Italy, the incidence of foreign fathers on the total is increasing. According to the latest data released by the ISMU Foundation in view of the upcoming Father's Day (March 19), Lombardy is the Italian region where this reality is better represented. In Lombardy, the percentage of foreign fathers stands Read More.
Women immigrants in Italy outnumber men
It is confirmed that women are overtaking men on the immigrant figures in Italy: 2.1 to 1.8 million. A higher number, which according to the latest Ismu data, is noted especially amongst seniors , of which women amounted to 54% of the total. However, among the under 18s, the male Read More.
Most populous immigrant communities in Italy
The Italian Labor Ministry has just released the annual reports on the largest 15 ethnic communities in Italy. These communities, with residents coming from a single country of origin, represent 80% of all non-European citizens legally in the country. The communities documented were Albanian, Bengladeshi, Chinese, Ecuadorian, Egyptian, Philippine, Indian, Read More.
Where do immigrants living in Italy come from
The most represented nationality among immigrants arrived in Italy during 2015 was Romanian: 46,000 entries. Followed by Moroccan (15,000), Chinese (15,000), Bengali (12,000) and Albanian (12,000). According to the new ISTAT report, last year, the number of people immigrated to Italy was about 280,000, substantially unchanged compared to 2014. Anyway, Read More.
Sharp increase in post-Trump victory USA emigration to Canada for love and work
Maple Match is the super-new app dedicated to Americans who are not only looking for love, but also for a Visa for living in Canada. For the tons of yankees who ran to their computers to check out Canadian immigration requirements within minutes of Trump's victory, the app seemed like Read More.
EU Member States issued 2.6 million first residence permits in 2015
In 2015, 2.6 million first residence permits were issued in the European Union (EU) to non-EU citizens, a record number since the data collection began (2008) and up by 12.1% compared with 2014. Accounting for 28.9% of all first residence permits issued in the EU in 2015, family remained the Read More.