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Uma A. Segal, Doreen Elliott, and Nazneen S. Mayadas

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195388138

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.001.0001

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The Immigration Process

The Immigration Process

(p.3) 1 The Immigration Process
Immigration Worldwide

Uma A. Segal

Nazneen S. Mayadas

Doreen Elliott

Oxford University Press

The “Framework for Immigration” presented in this chapter outlines the immigration process, from leaving the country of origin to settlement in the country of destination. It posits that numerous factors, including the economic, political, social, and cultural environments both at home and in the receiving countries, in addition to the human capital of the immigrant, determine the outcome of the experience.

Keywords:   immigration, framework, adaptation, human capital, social capital

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