In this modern age marked by large-scale population movements within and across national borders, scholars, practitioners, and politicians alike are asking how migrants’ dislocations affect their self-identities. When it comes to rural– urban migration, migrants’ experiences in their host cities surely play a significant role in shaping their self-conceptions. Their adopted self-identities, in turn, affect how they evaluate their urban experiences, with significant policy consequences for social dynamics and population integration in particular.