Immigrant Community Services in Chinese and Vietnamese by Winston Tseng

By Winston Tseng

Tseng reviews neighborhood established companies (CBOs) inside of chinese language and Vietnamese enclaves. those offer cultural providers, management, and advocacy, facilitating social adjustment. Their viability is determined by govt and neighborhood help and adapting to altering political and group priorities. even supposing ethnic CBOs and immigrant populations lack political voice, they symbolize invaluable human and social capital. Ethnic CBOs have significant roles to play in fostering collaboration and legitimacy throughout govt and groups and strengthening cultural trained overall healthiness and human prone to aid immigrant populations. With globalization more and more contested in immigrant neighborhoods, ethnic CBOs became basic city gains that neighborhood and worldwide improvement can't do with no.

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These social connections help to support successful international migration and represent a form of social capital that migrants utilize to increase financial returns for individual and household well-being. Each successive migration process helps to increase the regional community resources linked to international migratory exchanges in both origin and destination countries. Over time, these social networks strengthen across globalized spaces. The initial migration flow leads to other motivations for migration such as to move to join together with family members, to seek better educational opportunities, and to find better social conditions overseas with the help of ethnic and pan-ethnic communities abroad.

1998). This network model focuses on micro-structural levels of migration such as family and community networks as sources of social capital. Once the initial trigger for migration as a consequence of economic, political, cultural, and/or other factors occurs, a selfsustaining migration process develops through increasing family and community density of immigrants in the country of destination along with strengthening transnational linkages across geographical space at family and community levels between the lands of origin and destination.

Once the initial trigger for migration as a consequence of economic, political, cultural, and/or other factors occurs, a selfsustaining migration process develops through increasing family and community density of immigrants in the country of destination along with strengthening transnational linkages across geographical space at family and community levels between the lands of origin and destination. The expansion of such transnational networks and connections leads to a reduction of costs and risks and further movements over time until a saturation point where persons that wish to migrate and have to resources to do so have complete flexibility over choices and capacity for international movements.

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