• Sociology
  • Published 2010

Starting from Scratch: Skilled Dual Career Migrant Couples and Their Search for Employment in South East Queensland

@inproceedings{Ressia2010StartingFS,
  title={Starting from Scratch: Skilled Dual Career Migrant Couples and Their Search for Employment in South East Queensland},
  author={Susan Ressia},
  year={2010}
}
Immigration policy in Australia consists of skilled, humanitarian and family reunion based intakes. In recent years the main policy focus has been on skilled migrants, who are critical to filling gaps in the labour market. However, there is little research on what happens to migrants and their families after arrival. This article focuses on the job seeking experiences of skilled migrant couples, including those who have children. It reports on exploratory research with 12 skilled migrants from… CONTINUE READING