Luicy Pedroza / Pau Palop García

Forging Bonds with Emigrants: Challenges for Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean / Forjando lazos con emigrantes: desafíos para Europa, América Latina y el Caribe

Monograph | German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) | 2018

  • GIGA Focus Latin America | 6/2020

    How Latin American States Protect Their Emigrants in Times of COVID-19

    For a region as troubled by the pandemic as Latin America still is, the capacities displayed so far by some of its states to respond promptly to the needs of their emigrants have been remarkable. These capacities have been built over years in the field of emigrant policies, and sets important precedents for other regions elsewhere.

    Dataset | 2017

    Emigrant Policies Index (EMIX) Dataset

    Over the last decades states of origin have increasingly adopted policies to keep political, economic or political ties with their emigrants (i.e. non-resident citizens). These emigrant policies vary…

    Research Project | 01/01/2014 - 01/12/2017

    Polities beyond Borders. The New Dynamics of Emigrant Politics and Policies in Latin America

    Nation-states are no longer contained by their borders. In times of mass migration and dense transnational networks, states of origin reach out to their citizens abroad in wholly new ways. While the most popular emigrant policies include external voting and channels so that emigrants can send remittances to their states of origin, this project documented -for the first time ever for an entire world region- that emigrant policies also include social services (e.g. health and education), obligations, and the institutional and symbolic inclusion of emigrants.
    DFG, 2014-2017

    Jean-Michel Lafleur

    Prof. Dr. Günther Maihold

    Prof. Dr. Marco Martiniello

    Prof. em. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Puhle


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