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Migrant Integration Between Homeland and Host Society: Where does the country of origin fit?

In every immigrant, there is always also an emigrant. This truth, which lies at the core of Algerian-French Abdelmalek Sayad’s sociology, inspired INTERACT, a project conducted, 2011–2015, by the Migration Policy Centre of the European University Institute. INTERACT focussed on the integration of first-generation migrants from outside the European Union (EU) and looked, too, at their numerous links with their country of origin. The project’s backdrop was the protracted economic downturn that started in 2008 and that affected economies and societies in the EU, as well as in countries of origin. [...]

 

Editors: Agnieszka Weinar, European University Institute; Anne Unterreiner, European University Institute; Philippe Fargues, European University Institute

 

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