The Nexus of Migrants’ Rights and Diaspora Activism

Originally posted on Mobilizing Ideas:
By Sharon M. Quinsaat Since the late twentieth century, the debate on transnationalism and assimilation has animated the field of migration studies. Empirical studies of first-generation Cubans, Dominicans, Mexicans, Salvadorans, and Vietnamese in the United States, among others, show that the politics of migrants are homeward looking and that the…