The Observatory for Migration (OM) and the Observatory of Roma Communities (ObCig) are fundamental for deepening the knowledge about the reality of migration in Portugal in order to define, implement and evaluate effective integration policies for immigrant populations, including ethnic minorities, and sustained return for Portuguese emigrants.

“The reasons why I stay in Portugal are the opportunities for professional growth and the quiet lifestyle.”

Luisa Alfonso, 33 years old, Colombia, doctor, living in Portugal for the last 4 years