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  • Author(s):
    Victor Cruz, Jr., Stephen Oliva
    Abstract:

    Discusses varying documentation status within Latino families and the differing coping mechanisms within these heterogeneous families. Examines how political discourse is used to vilify immigrants. Presents various policy implications to the current immigrant reality and underscores these policies with personal undocumented immigrant narratives.

    Date Published:
    2011
    Date Created:
    2011-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Claire Podgorski, Carolyn Rumer
    Abstract:

    Explains how the arduous requirements to become an authorized immigrant in the United States, the huge backlog of immigrant petitions and the number of years it takes to complete the process deter many migrants from even applying. Provides list of immigrant categories. Describes the empowering experiences of some who succeeded and went on to become naturalized citizens. Based on research in an immigration law office and participant observation and tutoring at a citizenship class.

    Date Published:
    2009
    Date Created:
    2009-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Chelsey Ramos, Nimmy Thomas
    Abstract:

    Expone algunos de los beneficios que conlleva la educación universitaria para los estudiantes indocumentados en los Estados Unidos. Incluye información relevante sobre el DREAM Act, las distintas universidades a las cuales estos estudiantes pueden solicitar y la variedad de programas de asistencia económica y recursos comunitarios que les son disponibles.

    Date Published:
    2012-04-01
    Date Created:
    2012-04-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    William Cernanec, Robert Burkett
    Abstract:

    Provides a history of immigration law in the United States, beginning in the late 1800s and continuing to present day. Explains the prevalence of anti-immigrant sentiment in the US and the implications of SB 1070, Arizona’s anti-immigrant bill and similar bills in other states that followed. Finds a negative impact on the economy and social relationships and an increased fear of law enforcement in immigrants.

    Date Published:
    2011
    Date Created:
    2011-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Katharine Feeley, Erin Jelm
    Abstract:

    Looks at changing definitions of family within Latino families, including an erosion of gendered roles in Latino homes and a shift toward more traditional nuclear families separate from traditional Mexican tendencies to live among extended family members after marriage. Study is based on interviews with various immigrant couples from D.F., Mexico at La Casa de Amistad in South Bend, IN. Findings indicate a strong focus on collectivism, respeto, and confianza among married couples in the U.S. …

    Date Published:
    2009
    Date Created:
    2009-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Grace Girardot, Scott Coppa
    Abstract:

    Examines the hidden conditions of migrant farm work in around South Bend and Southwestern Michigan. Describes the history of farm work in the U.S., legislation governing farm labor, living conditions of migrant workers, and potential ways to improve the lives of farmworkers.

    Date Published:
    2013
    Date Created:
    2013-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Jenna Knapp, Alicia Quiros, Brianna Muller
    Abstract:

    Addresses gender roles in Latino families and the effect immigration, social networks, and labor markets have in shifting traditional gender roles. Explains spatial identities in traditional Mexican families and the division of me and women in the home. Notes the modernization of the Mexican household and increased female autonomy due to immigration. Draws from personal interviews and previous research on the topic.

    Date Published:
    2009
    Date Created:
    2009-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Maria Moreno, Joey Leary, Sophia Cortez
    Abstract:

    Discute la relación entre las ciudades, la pobreza y las pandillas a nivel nacional y local, usando como ejemplo la comunidad de South Bend. Discute la participación de mexicanos en pandillas y los temas de la localización, la composición étnica, la motivación, la influencia de los medios de comunicación populares y la violencia entre las pandillas locales. Provee información sobre los programas de boxeo de jóvenes y algunas otras medidas que existen para ayudar a la juventud local a evitar i…

    Date Published:
    2008
    Date Created:
    2008-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Nicole Yergler, Alisha Wilkinson
    Abstract:

    Explora la razón por la cual los migrantes mexicanos representan menos de un uno porciento de la población sin hogar en South Bend. Investiga los patrones residenciales y el estado y calidad de vivienda de los inmigrantes mexicanos. En Inglés y Español.

    Date Published:
    2008
    Date Created:
    2008-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Maria Moreno, Greg Pdolej
    Abstract:

    Describe la historia del asentamiento polaco en South Bend, la entrada de la comunidad mexicana y los procesos de transición étnica. Se enfoca en los efectos observables de esta transición en la parroquia San Adalberto y la Panadería Central. En Inglés y Español.

    Date Published:
    2008
    Date Created:
    2008-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • 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