The legal status of Turks in Germany

Green, Simon O. (2003). The legal status of Turks in Germany. Immigrants and Minorities, 22 (2-3), pp. 228-246.


Turks in Germany constitute the single largest non-national group living in the member states of the European Union. This essay examines the legal dimensions of their entry, residence and integration in Germany during the 1990s up to 2002. The evidence shows that, despite long-term settlement patterns, Turks in Germany have not achieved a high level of formal inclusion. However, recent policy reforms have already gone some way to improving their situation, and the impact of planned reforms should equally ensure that this process continues in the future.

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Divisions: Languages & Social Sciences > Politics & International Relations
Uncontrolled Keywords: Turks,Germany,European Union,inclusion,immigration
Published Date: 2003-07


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