Assimilation and Transnationalism: Determinants of Transnational Political Action among Contemporary Migrants1

@article{Guarnizo2003AssimilationAT,
  title={Assimilation and Transnationalism: Determinants of Transnational Political Action among Contemporary Migrants1},
  author={Luis Eduardo Guarnizo and Alejandro Portes and William Haller},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={2003},
  volume={108},
  pages={1211 - 1248}
}
This article presents evidence of the scale, relative intensity, and social determinants of immigrants’ transnational political engagement. It demonstrates that a stable and significant transnational field of political action connecting immigrants with their polities of origin does indeed exist. The results help temper celebratory images of the extent and effects of transnational engagement provided by some scholars. The article shows that migrants’ habitual transnational political engagement… 

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