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Pakistani labour emigration: new destinations in Europe

Author(s): Nasra M. Shah

Journal: Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals
ISSN 1133-6595

Issue: 68;
Start page: 89;
Date: 2005;
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Keywords: Pakistan | emigrants | Europe | Spain | Persian Gulf | immigration

In the first part of this paper a historical overview is made of Pakistani labour emigration to the countries of the Persian Gulf, and to Anglo-Saxon countries in general and to the United Kingdom in particular. In the second part of the paper the new European labourmarkets which Pakistani emigrants have been increasingly discovering is analyzed. In this sense, Spain has become one of the new destinations. The author goes on to point out the specific nature of this new situation and at the same time details some of the future implications for Spain.
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