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FOREIGNERS ADMITTED FOR FAMILY FORMATION OR REUNIFICATION

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French Equivalent: Etrangers admis au titre du regroupement familial ou de la fondation d'une famille

Definition:
Foreigners admitted for family formation or reunification are foreigners admitted because they are the immediate relatives of citizens or foreigners already residing in the receiving country or because they are the foreign fiancée(e)s or the foreign adopted children of citizens.

The definition of immediate relatives varies from country to country but it generally includes the spouse and minor children of the person concerned.

Source Publication:
Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration, Revision 1, Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 58, United Nations, New York, 1998, Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics - Migration statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, April 28, 2003