Less than a thousand Portuguese entered the United States in 2018, according to data from the US Department of Homeland Security. In 2018, the US Department of Homeland Security counted more than one million foreign entries in the US (1,096,611), with the Portuguese accounting for 0.1% of that figure.+
Characterization of the Portuguese emigration and the emigrated Portuguese population based on a diverse set of national and international data and sources. Data referent to 2018 and the period 2000-2018 (or latest available years). +
Interview with Cláudia Pereira
Cláudia Pereira has a doctorate and a degree in anthropology from ISCTE-IUL. Researcher at ISCTE-IUL, she is integrated in the Center for Research and Studies of Sociology. In 2012, she initiated a post-doctoral project in sociology on the relationship between the financial crisis and qualified Portuguese emigration to London, particularly nurses. She was executive coordinator of the Emigration Observatory from 2017 to 2019. She is currently the Secretary of State for Integration and Migration. Her current research interests include emigration and immigration, labour trafficking and skilled migration. Among other publications, he coorganized the open access book New and Old Routes of Portuguese Emigration. Uncertain Futures at the Periphery of Europe. +
On the next 16th and 17th of January will be held the presentation of the book Corpos resistentes -Imigração, racismo e trabalho agrícola nos EUA by Seth Holmes. The presentation session on January 16th will take place in the Auditorium of Escola Superior de Educação/Politécnico do Porto, from 6:30pm, with the presentation of the author and introduction of João Queirós. On January 17th it will take place at the Sala Polivalente do Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, from 17h00, where the author will present the book, followed by a debate session with the presence of Cristiana Bastos, Jorge Malheiros, Sónia Pereira and Catarina Barata. +
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