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TORRES MATUS, Leonora Rocío. Integration of Migrants in Chile. Multicultural Assimilation and Rhetoric. Migr. Inter [online]. 2019, vol.10, e2068.  Epub Jan 01, 2019. ISSN 2594-0279.

In this article we explore the difficulties and misuse of the concept of integration of immigrant into the chilean society, analyzed in the realm of politics and public policy; whereas in the public rhetoric integration is defined using its multiculturalists version, politics defines as assimilation. Social sciences is aware of the difficulty of using this concept in the public policy arena, domestic politics and the new bills regarding immigration. The concept of integration also involves other social and cultural minorities, therefore, makes the use and misuse of the concept more complicated in the political arena.

Keywords : integration; immigration; political elite; Chile.

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