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Denmark is the highest-scoring country in the database for implementation-adjusted protection scores. Denmark offers full or nearly full protection across many categories of rights. This finding may come as a surprise to some, as Denmark has among the most restrictive immigration laws among European Union member states. However, what these data make clear is that, once admitted, migrants enjoy many rights protections on par with Danish nationals. The plot reveals...
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The Migrant Rights Initiative conducts cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on the human rights of migrants and then fosters opportunities for innovative action that reshapes the way governments treat people who cross international borders. Our Migrant Rights Database (MRD) evaluates how countries protect and implement 17 categories of rights according to 65 standardized indicators, based on the Initiative’s International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR).about the initiativecontact us