Social Affairs: EU’s Vitorino: We need legal immigration

Social Affairs: EU’s Vitorino: We need legal immigration


The European Union needs legal immigration to make up labour shortages both in the high tech and low-skilled sectors, European Justice and Home Affairs Commissioner Antonio Vitorino said last Tuesday. “The moment has come to acknowledge that we in fact need legal immigration. There is a significant sectoral and regional shortage of manpower in the European Union,” Vitorino told a seminar in Brussels. “In some member states there is a high demand for highly qualified people in areas such as new t...


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