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Ivelisse Torres Fernández http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4573-7597

Steve R. Pereira

Jen Aicart

Gonzalo Salas

Resumen

The focus of this paper is to discuss the cycle of migration and its psychological impact on the lives of immigrants. An overview of current migration trends, a discussion on the cycle of immigration (Casas, 2014), and its psychological consequences are presented. A qualitative phenomenological approach was utilized to analyze the stories of four immigrants, which resulted in a thematic analysis that discusses the cycle of immigration and its impact. The paper concludes with a discussion of implications, limitations, and future research.

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Keywords

migration, cycle of immigration, psychological impact

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Torres Fernández, I., Pereira, S., Aicart, J., & Salas, G. (2018). Crossing International Borders in Search of a Better Life: Examining the Psychological Impact of the Immigration Experience. Universitas Psychologica, 16(5), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.11144/Javeriana.upsy16-5.cibs
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