Migrants’ Access to Social Protection after Trump and Brexit: What Role for Sending Societies?

Jean- Michel Lafleur is Associate Director, Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies, Université de Liège.

The recent political events (the Brexit Referendum and the US Presidential Elections) reflect the challenges that migrants have been facing concerning the access to welfare system in destination countries. In this sense, bilateral social security agreements and international instruments are two measures that can contribute to shape the migration policies of the sending and receiving countries, in the EU and in Latin America and the Caribbean.. Read paper