Immigration Trends and Policy Changes in Taiwan

  title={Immigration Trends and Policy Changes in Taiwan},
  author={H. Wang},
  journal={Asian and Pacific Migration Journal},
  pages={169 - 194}
  • H. Wang
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
This paper discusses the historical development of Taiwan's immigration policy since 1949, the demographic changes in the past two decades that shaped it, and its impact on female marriage migrants and migrant workers. Taiwan's current immigration policy is based on three ideologies: the patriarchal jus sanguinis principle, population quality, and national security. The result is a contradictory policy for marriage and labor migration. As regards the former, many Taiwanese men try to find wives… Expand
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