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Arno Tanner

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Arno Tanner

Arno Tanner is a political scientist and a former visiting scholar at the Migration Policy Institute. He studied in Heidelberg and Brussels, and worked in Washington D.C and Strasbourg. His specialties include: international migration, population questions, "soft" security, and democracy enhancement, with a particular focus on Africa and the Nordic countries.

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Arno Tanner of the Finnish Immigration Service and the Universities of Helsinki, and Tampere discusses the historical and current state of migration to and from Finland, and the country's immigration policy priorities going forward.

Over one million Roma, Europe’s largest ethnic minority, became EU citizens in May 2004 when eight former communist states joined the EU. But their second-class status persists, as Arno Tanner of the Finnish Directorate of Immigration explains.