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Country Resource - Luxembourg

Luxembourg

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  • Population..........................................................................520,672 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate ..............................................................1.12% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................11.75 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate..................................................8.53 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................7.97 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups..........Luxembourger 63.1%, Portuguese 13.3%, French 4.5%, Italian 4.3%, German 2.3%, other EU 7.3%, other 5.2% (2000 census)

CIA World Factbook

Luxembourg's stable, prosperous economy would not be possible without foreign workers, most of whom come from other EU countries. But this small country has also struggled to cope with asylum seekers from the former Yugoslavia and to integrate children of immigrants, as Serge Kollwelter explains.

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Luxembourg's stable, prosperous economy would not be possible without foreign workers, most of whom come from other EU countries. But this small country has also struggled to cope with asylum seekers from the former Yugoslavia and to integrate children of immigrants, as Serge Kollwelter explains.

Schengen eliminated border controls between European countries, and established a common external border. MPI's Julia Gelatt explains the changes brought by Schengen and the effects Schengen has had on European border control, visa, and asylum policies.