The definition of ‘integration’ from Migration Policy Institute

The definition of ‘integration’ from Migration Policy Institute:

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


  • 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

Leave a Reply