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Netherlands

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. Initially, they were encouraged to maintain their own cultures. Since the 1990s, however, there has been increasing pressure to assimilate into Dutch culture. Successful integration has become a prerequisite to acquire political rights. The electoral success of anti-immigrant parties since the turn of the millennium has fuelled this development.

Interner Link: Country Profile Netherlands, November 2014
Interner Link: Country Profile Netherlands, November 2007

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Introduction

Migrants have been attracted by the relatively high levels of prosperity and religious tolerance in the Netherlands for centuries. Currently, immigrants make up 10.8 percent of the population, and the…

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Historical Trends in Immigration and Emigration

For centuries, the relative freedom and wealth of the Netherlands have attracted significant flows of immigrants. Many Huguenots – Protestants from France - and Jews from Southern and Eastern Europe…

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Immigration Policy

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. Initially, they were encouraged to maintain their own cultures. Since the 1990s, however, there has been increasing pressure to assimilate into…

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Immigrant Population

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. The immigrant population is very heterogeneous.

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Integration Policy

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. Initially, they were encouraged to maintain their own cultures. Since the 1990s, however, there has been increasing pressure to assimilate into…

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Citizenship

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. Initially, they were encouraged to maintain their own cultures. Since the 1990s, however, there has been increasing pressure to assimilate into…

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Immigrant Integration

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. The immigrant population is very heterogeneous. Population statistics distinguish between autochtonen, that is, native-Dutch people who have two…

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Irregular Migration

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. Not all of them reside in the country legally.

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Refuge and Asylum

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. Many of them came voluntarily in search for work, prospects for career advancement or family reunification. Other immigrants, however, were…

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Current Developments and Future Challenges

The Netherlands have attracted migrants for centuries. Initially, they were encouraged to maintain their own cultures. Since the 1990s, however, there has been increasing pressure to assimilate into…

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References and Further Reading

Here you can find references and further reading for Country Profile 11: "Netherlands" by Evelyn Ersanilli.

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