An experiment with an amateur football team reveals difficulties in social
integration for people of foreign origin. When faced with similar profiles,
team managers tended towards choosing players with local names.
Do municipal councils in Spain reflect the diversity of origins of the
population? We analyse access to local politics for immigrants and whether
differences exist between the different foreign groups.
What to do with young, unaccompanied refugees who at the age of 18 have
their state tutelage removed? In Belgium, they voted for a comprehensive
individualised accompaniment and support from young native people with whom
they are co-housed.
Four out of every ten workers in Spain, who have or are seeking a job,
would be prepared to go and live somewhere else. Income and the
professional career associated with upwards social mobility are the main
reasons for interregional mobility.
Between 1998 and 2008, the percentage of immigrant population in Spain grew
from 3% to 13%. Did this favour the appearance of ghettos? Or was there
balance in residential areas between natives and immigrants?