The Skilled Immigration Act – legal changes and initial findings regarding quantitative development

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In force since March 2020, the Skilled Immigration Act opens up new prospects for skilled workers from third countries who wish to emigrate to Germany. This article presents the ensuing legal changes, especially for skilled workers without academic qualifications, and it also provides an initial quantitative summary of the development of economic migration based on data from the Central Register of Foreign Nationals.