#livesonhold: making asylum-seekers wait in limbo

Making asylum-seekers wait in limbo over long periods of time significantly reduces their chances of finding a job, even after they are granted the right to stay. New research published this week in Science Advances looks specifically at the Swiss case. Watch LSE’s Dominik Hangartner explain what they found below.

This video is part of an upcoming series of mini-courses created by Migration Matters in collaboration with the London School of Economics. For more and to get access to all our videos, sign up for free at migrationmatters.me.

Please support our work by liking, following, and sharing!

Migration Matters helps you move beyond “pro” and “con” in as little as five minutes a day. Our short video lectures with topic thinkers and innovators challenge the public’s commonly-held preconceptions on migration and the refugee crisis.