Refugee Sponsorship and Integration Outcomes

Author: Tasha Stansbury

Date: 2021

Country: Canada

Type of legal pathway: Private sponsorship schemes and Humanitarian corridors

Language: English

Description: This literature review investigates, collects, and synthesizes availableevidence indicating potential links between refugee sponsorship and integration outu2010comes. Research for this synthesis review included a thorough literature search of migration and refugee studies, social sciences, geography, health sciences, and migration integration academic and policy literatures, as well as recent evaluation and monitoring reports of sponsorship programs in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, and Argentina. This paper briefly touches on Canadian scholarship and academic debates on sponsorship and integration outcomes to inform its analysis, but focuses primarily on the global state of play on this issue outside of Canada.