The countries of Northeast Asia are facing declining birth rates and an aging population. Resulting needs and vibrant economies are attracting labour migration to the region.
Countries in Northeast Asia have developed a variety of migration policies.
As some migrants begin to settle and involve themselves in society, they are challenging the collective identity of countries in Northeast Asia.
Memos part of this Theme:
- Why do Chinese Migrants Have to Pay so Much to Work Overseas? (Memo #135, by Biao Xiang). Chinese translation here.
- Filipina Immigrant Girls’ Lived Experience in Japan (Memo #134, by Tomoko Tokunaga)
- South Korea’s Immigrant Incorporation Strategy (Memo #127, by Nora Hui-Jung Kim). Korean translation here.
- Foreign Workers and the Wildfires of Democracy (Memo #111, by Apichai Shipper)
- Ending Islamic Solidarity in Post 9/11 Pakistan: New Restrictions on Migrants by Nausheen Anwar (Memo #100)
- Self-Searching Migrants: Japanese Temporary Residents in Canada in the Age of High Mobility and Self-Reflexivity by Etsuko Kato (Memo #94) (Japanese translation available here)
- Diverging Patterns for Incorporating Immigrants in Korea and Japan by Erin Aeran Chung (Memo #56)
- Regulating Pacific Seasonal Labour in Australia by Pacific Affairs (Memo #18)