Beyond the German "Green Card": Migration of Highly Qualified Professionals

Arnd-Michael Nohl, Anja Weiß, DuEPublico: Duisburg-Essen Publications Online, University Of Duisburg-Essen
Given the international race for the 'best minds', German policy has started, albeit hesitantly, to take action. The Green Card Initiative in 2000 made the first provisions for immigration and recruitment of highly qualified professionals from abroad, but it and other legal changes have not reached the majority of immigrants holding a foreign university degree. It therefore remains to be seen in future how these changes will affect the integration of highly qualified migrant professionals with foreign qualifications in the labour market.
doi:10.17185/duepublico/73908 fatcat:abjv4l466nenpa6bu3y2afrrqy