Global Literature Synthesis Report: Refugee Sponsorship and Integration Outcomes

This Report by Tasha Stansbury, Graduate Fellow, investigates, collects, and synthesizes available evidence indicating potential links between refugee sponsorship and integration trajectories across a range of settlement areas.

Research for this report included a literature search of migration and refugee studies, social sciences, geography, health sciences, and migration integration academic and policy literatures, as well as a review of recent evaluation and monitoring reports of sponsorship programs in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, and Argentina.

The views expressed are those of the author/s, and are not attributable to the host organisations of the Resettlement.Plus website.

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