Immigration And The Transnational Migration

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Transnational migration study is not a new phenomenon and it has been found that “this process is happening more regularly on a basic routine because of fast growing technology and the spread of globalization.” It is generally agreed that with the rapid acceleration of economic globalization, transnational trend has gradually become a global phenomenon. The convenient transportation and advanced technology have really helped to make the transnational process easier. Thus transnational immigrants can easily and frequently travel cross-borders in sending and receiving country. In this way, transnational immigrants experience different cultures, norms and values and they can also bring goods and investments to help them to incorporate into mainstream society. There is an evolving population of the contemporary Chinese immigrants in the United States belong to the transnational trend, because these immigrants usually live in both the Unites States and China. “Transnational means immigrants transcend the geographic, cultural and political border establish and maintain a close tie and multi-social relationship with their sending and receiving country.” Moreover, transnational immigrants usually speak two or more languages, and have relatives who live in two different countries. They also maintain transnational businesses and rely on social networks in two different countries. “At some stages in their lives they are more focused on their countries of origin, while at others they
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