Latin American Migration Project

 

Related Links

MMP - Mexican Migration Project

LPS - Legalized Population Survey

HMS - Health and Migration Survey

NIS - New Immigrant Survey

IIP - Immigrant Identity Project

MAFE - The Migrations between Africa and Europe Project

 

 

NOVEMBER 2016

Migración internacional: patrones y determinantes. Estudios comparados Colombia-América Latina - Proyecto LAMP, compiled by María Gertrudis Roa Martínez, has been published by Programa Editorial Universidad del Valle.

This book compiles all the articles presented at the conference "Colombia en la encrucijada. El Proyecto LAMP Colombia sobre migración" that took place in Bogota on March 27th, 2015.

   
MARCH 2015
 
Our most current conference "Colombia en la encrucijada. El Proyecto LAMP-Colombia sobre migración" was a great success. Thanks to all of our presenters and organizers. To access all the presentations in PDF, visit our section of "Conferences".
   
JULY 2014
 
33 Colombian households surveyedin the U.S.A. have been added to this database (LAMP-COL14)!

The Latin American Migration Project is pleased to make available to the public its updated database for Colombia (LAMP-COL14) which now includes 33 Colombian households surveyed in the U.S.A.

Colombian database (LAMP-COL14) has 14 communities interviewed in the Departments of Atlántico, Cundinamarca, Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío, and Valle del Cauca. LAMP-COL14 offers information about 2801 households surveyed in Colombia and 33 surveyed in the U.S.A, and information on 14,342 persons.

If you had downloaded this database back in February, please make sure you download the updated version released on July 22, 2014.

 
 
FEBRUARY 2014
 
The New Colombian Database is now available (LAMP-COL14)!

The Latin American Migration Project is pleased to make available to the public its new database for Colombia (LAMP-COL14).

Colombian database (LAMP-COL14) has 14 communities interviewed in the Departments of Atlántico, Cundinamarca, Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío, and Valle del Cauca. LAMP-COL14 offers information about 2801 households and information on 14,248 persons.

LAMP-COL14 has 3 new communities interviewed in 2013, plus the 11 communites that were previously released.

 
 
AUGUST 2013
 
LAMP has new email!

The Latin American Migration Project now has a new email: mmp-lamp@princeton.edu

OCTOBER 2012
 
The New Ecuadorian Database in now available (LAMP-ECU4)!

The Latin American Migration Project is pleased to make available to the public its new database for Ecuador (LAMP-ECU4).

The Ecuadorian database (LAMP-ECU4) has 4 communities interviewed in the Azuay and Loja Provinces. These databases offer information about 803 households and information on 4,732 persons.

   
July 2012
 
The New Colombian Database is now available (LAMP-COL11)!

The Latin American Migration Project is pleased to make available to the public its new database for Colombia (LAMP-COL11).

Colombian database (LAMP-COL11) has 11 communities interviewed in the Departments of Atlántico, Cundinamarca, Caldas, Risaralda, Quindío, and Valle del Cauca. LAMP-COL11 offers information about 2200 households and information on 11,430 persons.

LAMP-COL11 has 4 new communities interviewed in 2011, plus the 7 communites that were previously released.

 
 
SEPTEMBER 2010
 
The New Colombian Database is now available (LAMP-COL7)!

The Latin American Migration Project is pleased to make available to the public its new database for Colombia (LAMP-COL7).

Colombian database (COL7) has 7 communities interviewed in the Risaralda, Caldas, Cundinamarca, and Quindío Departments. COL7 offers information about 1400 households and information on 7,388 persons.

COL7 has 4 new communities interviewed in 2009, plus the 3 communites that were previously released last November.

 
 
AUGUST 2010
 
The New Database for El Salvador is now available (LAMP-ELS4)!

The Latin American Migration Project is pleased to make available to the public its new database for El Salvador (ELS4).

Database for El Salvador (ELS4) has 4 communities interviewed in theSan Miguel, Cabañas, and La Unión Departments. ELS4 offers information about 382 households and information on 2,047 persons.

   
JULY 2010
 
Continental Divides: International Migration in the Americas

In this latest volume of the ANNALS, leading migration scholars seek to redress the imbalance offered when only studying a single case with the first systematic assessment of Latin American migration patterns using ongoing research on the Mexican case as a basis for comparison. Each chapter examines specific propositions or findings derived from the Mexican case that have not yet been tested for other Latin American or Caribbean nations. Using a common framework of data, methods, and theories, they offer a new perspective on the causes and consequences of migration in the Western Hemisphere.

The authors examine four fundamental questions: What are the individual determinants and basic processes of movement? How do we identify and understand the larger structural causes that ultimately underlie individual and household decisions to move? What are the consequences of migration for individuals, households, and communities in sending and receiving nations? And what effect do governmental attempts to control the quantity and quality of immigrants have on the actual size and composition of the resulting international flows? Using comparable data from the Mexican Migration Project (MMP) and the Latin American Migration Project (LAMP), the most comprehensive and reliable source of data on immigration from Latin America and the Caribbean, the volume offers valuable insight into 118 Mexican communities and 35 communities from seven other nations of Latin America and the Caribbean, including Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Peru, Paraguay, Argentina, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic, as well as Puerto Rico.

In this volume, comparative research is shown to be critical to building an accurate theoretical and substantive understanding of migration. Through the authors’ findings, we are shown what is possible when researchers are able to draw on a common source of comparable data to study migratory decision-making and outcomes across diverse origin countries. Specific outcomes help the authors to identify: common characteristics of pioneer migrants; gender effects on migration; the role that political shocks and violence can play in promoting emigration during times of political and economic transition; differences in the education profiles of emigrants from Latin American countries that lie at different ends of the migrant selectivity continuum; the important influence of remittances sent home by migrants and the migrants’ occupational prospects once they return home; and the effect of U.S. immigration policies on the behavior and characteristics of immigrants.

Download table of contents.

 
 
NOVEMBER '09
 
The New Colombian Database is now available (LAMP-COL3)!

The Latin American Migration Project is pleased to make available to the public its new database for Colombia (LAMP-COL3).

Colombian database (COL3) has 3 communities interviewed in the Risaralda and Quindío Departments. COL3 offers information about 600 households and information on 3,290 persons.

 
 

 

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