Immigrants In Denmark

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Denmark is a country traditionally regarded as liberal and tolerant, but at the same time referred to be one of the most racist countries in Europe in the early 1980’s (Koopmans, 2008). Due to economic crisis and social disintegration experienced in Europe, cultural racism has found fertile territory in Denmark, which can be identified essentially as anti-muslim and anti-refugee.
A study shows that Denmark in 2008 ranks 8 out of 10 in immigrant citizenship rights, a higher ranking means more inclusive policies. (Koopmans, 2008).
One example is the “The 24 year marriage law”, this law regulates marriage between Danish citizen/legal Danish residents to individuals outside the European Union and Nordic countries. Which means for individuals
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Immigrants, when they obtain Danish citizenship they have equal rights and opportunities as every other Danish person. The problem for immigrants wanting to come and live in Denmark is that the Danish immigration policy is very strict and there are a lot of rules that has to be followed. In order to become a Danish citizen, there are a lot of obstacles such as a citizenship exam and one needs to live in Denmark for a longer period.

Out of all the different minorities to be found in Brazil, we have chosen to narrow our analysis in on possible racial discrimination, which will practically mean, a devaluation of the certain minorities’ rights, in law or in the civil society. It needs to be added that our focus will circle around the population of blacks that reside in Brazil.
One can easily observe a division of class between the black and white Brazilians. Blacks earn only half of what whites do, and usually have shorter educations. (Race in another America chapter
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Since slavery was abolished, the countries laws have been “race-blind”. Meaning it has no Jim Crow law . But at the same time, there is no legal basis for positive discrimination. Certain cases involving positive discrimination have been brought before the high court in 2002, introducing racial quotations in the University of Rio de Janeiro, a point system which included being black or from a public school (40% of the students in Brazils public schools are black) gave you a higher chance of getting accepted. More extensive laws were signed by President Diselma Rousseff in 2012 which took the policy that the University of Rio de Janeiro introduced, and made it national. (The New York Times

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