Jean-Luc Richard is Associate Professor of Sociology and Demographics at l’université de Rennes 1, and a member of the Institut Convergences Migrations (Condorcet campus, Aubervilliers-Paris). He conducts research on migration, demographics (family choices of youth), and political sociology as part of the Centre for Research on Political Action in Europe (UMR CNRS ARENES) located in Rennes. His publications include: Partir ou rester ? Les destinées des jeunes issus de l’immigration étrangère en France (Presses universitaires de France, coll. “Le Lien social,” 2004).