Policy coherence for vulnerability in migration. The crossroads of migrant integration governance

Keywords: international migration, migrant integration, perceived protection, racialized minorities, policy coherence


International migration is a multidimensional reality of great relevance for the development of countries of origin, transit, and destination, which requires coherent and comprehensive responses from governments. The objectives of this work are threefold. The first objective is to provide an overview of the levels of integration in the European context through reviewing policy indicators related to the vulnerabilities to which migrants are exposed. This objective draws on the Migration Policy Index for Integration (MIPEX) and a review of reports of the European Migration Network Luxembourg. The second objective, identifying differences in the levels of protection perceived by racial minority groups in the selected case countries, is achieved by using data from the European Social Survey. Finally, the need for a policy coherence approach to vulnerability in migration will be addressed as a proposal for a trade-off between sectoral dimensions and a strategy for mitigating the vulnerabilities identified.

Received: 30 May 2023 
Accepted: 12 November 2023


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How to Cite
Moldes-Anaya, Sergio, and Adolfo Sommarribas. 2023. “Policy Coherence for Vulnerability in Migration. The Crossroads of Migrant Integration Governance”. Deusto Journal of Human Rights, no. 12 (December), 69-104. https://doi.org/10.18543/djhr.2904.