The definition of ‘integration’ from Migration Policy Institute

The definition of ‘integration’ from Migration Policy Institute:

https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/integration-role-communities-institutions-and-state

The three levels of integration of immigrants: individual immigrants(housing, employment, education etc.), collective level of immigrants group(organisation of immigrants as the expression of mobilized resources), institution

Institutions

  • 1. public institutions of receiving societies
  • 2. institutions of the immigrants (a specific group, cultural base institution)
  • → a visible conflict between the different idea of integration: accepting the value of receiving society or keeping & enhancing immigrants’ identity

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