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HIGHLIGHT
2019-11-18
There were 865 Portuguese who entered Canada in 2018, according to data from Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The official statistics department accounted for a total of 321,060 entries of foreigners in Canadian territory in that year, with the Portuguese accounting for 0.3% of this total.+
PUBLICATION
Portuguese emigration to France has been present in national history for the last 100 years, not something new for the Portuguese. The 60s and 70s were marked by mass emigration of Portuguese to this country, and France was the main country of destination of Portuguese emigration for several years. After the carnation revolution, France always maintains very high values regarding the flow of Portuguese entries, especially in migratory modalities such as family reunion and seasonal emigration. After the economic crisis of 2007/2008, Portuguese emigration to France intensified again, although at lower levels than in other European countries. While Portuguese emigration to this country was mostly composed of low levels of qualification and training and participation in underprivileged sectors of activity, in the 21st century, it began to assume a greater diversity of formative and educational profiles. +
INTERVIEW
Interview with Jorge Malheiros
Jorge Malheiros is a geographer and a researcher at the Center for Geographical Studies of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Lisbon, where he is also an associate professor, teaching subjects in the field of theory and methodologies of geography, social geography, migration and geopolitics. In addition to other institutional functions, Jorge Malheiros is a Portuguese correspondent of OECD. +
NEWS
[CONFERENCE] On November 27th will take place at ISCTE-IUL the first conference within the scope of the 10 years of the Emigration Observatory, dedicated to the theme "Migration and Welfare State", which will have as keynote speaker the Professor of the University of Liège, Jean-Michel Lafleur. +
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