The Identity Of The National Community

1329 WordsOct 27, 20166 Pages
Migrants, despite their separate collection of lifestyles, have a common need to negotiate their inclusion into the national community that dissimilar to that of their ethnic heritage. Strategic representation is needed to collaborate their identities as migrants with their claims to inclusion. Of course, some migrant children born in their parents’ host country may find themselves at odds with the previous generations’ methods, and struggle to make themselves out as people who grow alongside the national community. Ultimately, it is a matter of what migrants and their children intend for themselves in terms of character and identity that enables them to form a deliberated relationship with the neighboring locals. There are always distinctive ways of going about cultivating the migrants’ status as outsiders, or people who do not belong amongst the locals, whether or not they realize it, Migrants collaborate their individual and collective representations of belonging accordingly with what they intend for themselves to be while taking into account the isolating perceptions of the present national community. Before anything else, it is vital to understand that the individual and collective representations of belonging go beyond that of simple political adaption. Rather, should the migrants find themselves developing a need to represent their communities, then it is clear that their new environment pressures reexaminations and, perhaps, changes of personal identities. If

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