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  • Author(s):
    Sung Chun, Guillermo J. Grenier
    Abstract:

    Even though the Florida Cuban American community varies according to generation and the ‘wave’ of immigration that brought immigrants to the United States, social scientists and the public tend to take the community’s monolithic political profile for granted and assume that it remains unchanged over time. Yet careful analysis of recent data reveals that while most Cuban Americans in South Florida are anti-Castro, the level of their fervor varies greatly among generational and wave…

    Date Created:
    2004-11-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Gia Elise Barboza, Roger Knight, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Analyzes attitudes of Latino and non-Latino white and black Chicagoans towards immigration, in general, and perceived impacts of immigrants from Mexico, Cuba, Haiti, and various countries in Asia and Europe.

    Date Created:
    2007-06-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Edwin I Hernández, Michael Mata, Marciana Popescu, Guillermo Grenier, Rebecca Burwell, Aida Ramos, Milagros Peña, Jeffrey Smith
    Abstract:

    Results of a survey of faith-based organizations serving Latinos/as in four metro areas, which provide education, job training, advocacy, immigration, help, services for family, youth and children and healthcare. Documents concrete impacts capacity-training projects have on the organizational development and infrastructure of community-serving organizations.

    Resource Type
    Report
  • Abstract:

    Students from Anthropology 462, a community based learning course taught at Notre Dame compiled a resource booklet that lists social services available to Mexican immigrants in the Michiana area.

    Date Created:
    2004-05-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Sung Chun
    Abstract:

    Since the release of Latino subgroup population data by the Census Bureau in 2001, many Latino advocacy and community organizations, planners, and scholars have suspected that the official census enumeration represents a severe underestimate of Latino-origin group populations in all parts of the country.

    Date Created:
    2005-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Martha Zurita
    Abstract:

    Analyzes U.S. Census data to highlight major demographic changes from 1990-2000 in Metropolitan Chicago and Illinois. Examines implications for delivery of quality educational, health, and social services to school-aged children.

    Date Created:
    2003-05-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Jorge A. Bustamante
    Abstract:

    Account of Mexican immigration policies and immigration and emigration data in 2002-2003.

    Date Created:
    2003-12-12
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Sandra del Toro, Silvia Villa, Sylvia Puente, Berenice Alejo
    Abstract:

    A report on new Latino settlement in suburban Chicago towns of Melrose Park, Bellwood, Stone Park, Maywood, and Northlake sponsored the Community Alliance a volunteer coalition working on behalf of the growing Latino population. Examines issues of poverty, language, and housing. Based on data from American Community Survey and Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.

    Date Created:
    2010-12-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    D. Garth Taylor, Rob Paral, María de los Angeles Torres
    Abstract:

    Explores why Mexican immigrants delay naturalization longer and have a lower rate of becoming US citizens than almost all other immigrant nationalities. Covers naturalization trends in relation to age, time in the US, household status, and the context of immigration policy. Based on data from the Immigration and Naturalization Service and regional surveys of Latinos.

    Date Created:
    2006-06-01
    Resource Type
    Report