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Research into the dilemmas concerning the employment of immigrants in their professions abroad and the depreciation or restoration of their human capital

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This article presents the results of research based on surveys and semi-structured interviews conducted in the framework of fellowship projects on issues of Ukrainian immigration in Turkey and Poland during the 2014-2016 academics years [3-9]. This research allowed us to study the employment issues of Ukrainian immigrants in Turkey and Poland, in particular the depreciation and restoration of their human capital. This subject is timely and topical because the majority of immigrants from Ukraine arrived in these countries possessing a good level of education. Our aim was to discover whether they found jobs relevant to their professions. In these cases we considered whether there had been human capital depreciation and, if so, how it would be possible to restore this loss of human capital.
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