Policy reports

New Kiwis and New Americans: Perspectives on Migration and Settlement in New Zealand and the United States

Prepared by Ann Morse, July 2007

About the author

Ann Morse is Program Director of the National Conference of State Legislatures' (NCSL) Immigrant Policy Project in Washington, DC. She has directed the project since its inception in 1992, conducting legislative research and public policy analysis at the federal, state and local government levels. Current projects include federal immigration reform, state immigrant-related laws and immigrant integration. Ann received her Master of Arts in Science, Technology and Public Policy (1988) and her Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies (1981) from George Washington University. During Ann's Ian Axford Fellowship exchange to New Zealand she was based at the Department of Labour in Wellington, where she examined the role of state and local government in the resettlement and integration of immigrants and refugees into the social, economic and civic life of their adopted communities; and compared the public policy approaches to admitting foreign workers and supporting effective settlement of New Kiwis and New Americans.

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