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Berry (1970) described four different forms of acculturation based on the extent to which an individual has preference for his or her own culture and the extent to which he or she prefers the values and norms of the new culture. They are integration, assimilation, separation, and marginalization. Integration is when the individual (or immigrant) is willing to adopt behaviors and adapt to the host culture, while also maintaining their own cultural norms and values – some form of a balance between the two.

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