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Content with tag maahanmuutto .

Government roadmap compiles measures to increase education-based and work-based immigration

9.9.2021 16.03
Kuvassa maahanmuuttajataustaisia opiskelijoita.
Finland needs more work-based and education-based immigration to help companies find enough experts and to strengthen Finland’s vitality and public finances. The roadmap for education-based and work-based immigration is a long-term action plan to achieve the objectives set for immigration of specialists, entrepreneurs, researchers and students.

Glossary of integration harmonises the use of concepts related to integration services

22.6.2021 11.33
Maahanmuuttajanuori opiskelemassa vihon ja tietokoneen kanssa.
 A glossary on integration, published by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, harmonises the use of concepts related to integration, equality and discrimination. The new glossary emphasises equality and immigrants’ active role.  Instead of kotouttaminen, the glossary recommends the use of kotoutumisen edistäminen.

Government report proposes extensive programme to speed up integration of immigrants

17.6.2021 14.05
The importance of successful integration is growing in Finland as the working-age population is ageing and the number of people with an immigrant background is increasing. A Government report on integration proposes an extensive programme to better support immigrants in their integration. 

Migration Institute report highlights development needs for authorities to better prevent exploitation of foreign labour 

11.1.2022 11.21
The hand of a man signing a contract.
The exploitation of foreign labour is expected to grow in Finland as work-based immigration increases. Preventing problems requires more information on exploitation-related phenomena and investments in the resources and cooperation between authorities. 

Government proposes legislative amendments to increase retention of international students

16.12.2021 16.40
International students work in a laboratory.
Finland wants to attract significantly more international experts. According to a government proposal submitted to Parliament, foreign students would obtain a residence permit for the entire duration of their studies. The new law would also improve the employment opportunities of students after graduation.   

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