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From Here and There: Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

Alexandra Délano Alonso

Abstract

Assistance for immigrants to learn English, receive health services, open a bank account, apply for naturalization, or get a work certification is generally considered the responsibility of the government and society of the country where they reside, as part of the process of supporting their integration and ultimately their formal acquisition of citizenship. But in the past two decades, Mexico and other countries of origin of Latin American migrants in the United States have increasingly taken part in these activities through their consular representations, with the stated goal of addressing ... More

Keywords: migration, diaspora policies, immigrant integration, social rights, transnationalism, Mexico-US migration, Latinos, Latin American migration, citizenship, membership

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190688578
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190688578.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexandra Délano Alonso, author
Associate Professor of Global Studies, The New School University