South-South Migration in West Africa: Addressing the Challenge of Immigrant Integration

  title={South-South Migration in West Africa: Addressing the Challenge of Immigrant Integration},
  author={J. Gagnon and David Khoudour-Cast{\'e}ras},
  • J. Gagnon, David Khoudour-Castéras
  • Published 2012
  • Geography, Political Science
  • Although South-South migrants face much of the same discrimination and integration challenges as their South-North counterparts, South-South flows need to be analysed from a different standpoint. An investigation of immigrant experience in West Africa, with particular focus on Ghana, shows that despite the prevalence of intra-regional migration, most governments neglect integration issues, generating costs not only for immigrants and their families, but also for host communities. Against this… CONTINUE READING
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