Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 May 2018

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780190688585

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From Here and There

Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

Alexandra Délano Alonso

  • The first book-length treatment of consular offerings and services
  • Key reading for scholars who specialize in migration, citizenship, transnationalism, diaspora, integration and governance
  • Multi-sited ethnography that includes over 200 interviews with government officials, 50 representatives of community organizations or foundations that collaborate with consulates, and 135 migrant program participants
  • Discusses the effects of anti-immigrant backlash in the United States in migrants and their families and alternative policies and practices that address these effects and attempt to shift attitudes towards migrants
  • Examines the effects of DACA from the perspective of origin countries, including returned Dreamers and reintegration policies