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An EU approach to economic immigration?

Immigrants contribute to the prosperity of Member States and have a beneficial effect on the EU labour market, according to MEPs who adopted a hotly contested report drawn up by Ewa KLAMT (EPP-ED, DE) aimed at defining for the first time an EU strategy on economic migration.

The main points of disagreement were the type of rights which should be granted to legal immigrants and the possibility of creating a Green Card system.

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29/11/2009