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This looking research deals a clean point of view at the immigrant integration coverage in eu and North American towns. Revealing simply the place and the way immigrants and their receiving societies have interaction every day, the authors exhibit how societal inclusion operates at a neighborhood point in a variety of significant city settings. the person chapters specialize in 3 specific parts of migration coverage - citizenship, welfare providers and non secular variety - and think about person towns of their very diverse nationwide contexts. Spanning Switzerland, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Canada, the case reports exhibit an exceptional style of their methodological techniques, whereas demonstrating the relevance of the neighborhood point regardless of the adjustments in kingdom constructions, types of integration and centre-peripheral kinfolk. This advanced comparative workout yields vital basic insights into immigration regulations at paintings, which accountable policymakers can't forget about.

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To that end, it must be ensured that high rates are caused by a relatively high number of rejected applications. Keep in mind that 50 per cent of the roughly 2,800 municipalities in Switzerland have fewer than 1,000 inhabitants. Consequently, the number of naturalisation applicants is very low in these municipalities. The rejection of one or two candidates would already have a high impact on the rejection rate. For example, in one municipality of the sample, only four dossiers were submitted between 1990 and 2002, and one of them was rejected.

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