La inmigración en España

La inmigración en España - La

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La inmigración en España Several recent events have contributed to the migration issue has been placed in the foreground of attention. Massive assaults on border fences in Ceuta and Melilla put a face to the desperate conditions of life of many who are struggling to reach a country like Spain. The events in France sounded alarms about the deficits of integration and the erosive effects of social exclusion. Finally, the last CIS Surveys have shown that an important part of the public (over 40%) tend to see migration as the second problem of Spain, just behind the strike, while a sector is emerging ranging from twenty to thirty percent seen in attitudes of rejection and xenophobic, especially among young people, manual workers and the unemployed. Hence the importance of moving vigorously in the debate over immigration and the need to place this issue on the political agenda to a level similar priority to the importance ascribed to the public. First, we must be aware that this is a complex social phenomenon and important . In Spain we have spent very little time to have only 840,594 foreign residents in 1991, many retired Europeans, to have 4,229,113, according to latest official data from the municipal census of June 2005, representing 9.5% of the population. That is, in a period of little more than a decade there has been a 403% growth, with nearly three and a half million new immigrants. In the past five years has grown at an average of half a million people a year, being able to project that, unless trends change, bring the volume of the foreign population resident in Spain for more than seven million people in 2010 ( about 16% of the population), but could exceed ten million by 2015. The concentration of immigration in certain areas of Spain is leading, for example, in the Community of Madrid has already exceeded the rate of 16% of the population, with some districts of the city of Madrid with a 30% foreign. Secondly, it should be noted that we are facing processes for several reasons:
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course SPAN 210 taught by Professor Lopez during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.

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