Research Report Social Rights and Citizenship
An International Comparison
Michael E. Fix, Laureen Laglagaron
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This report addresses the question of whether access to the social welfare state and to the labor market should be rationed on the basis of citizenship in liberal democracies, and, like many potential rights, be denied to established, presumably permanent non-citizens. Policies regarding access to social benefits and the labor market in nine representative liberal industrialized democracies (the United States, Canada, Australia, Israel, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, and Britain) are examined in detail.
Research Areas Immigrants and immigration
Tags Immigrant access to the safety net Immigrant communities demographics and trends Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy