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  • Author(s):
    Thomas Everett
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    Examines the current state of transnational drug trade across the US-Mexico border and the extent to which it affects the South Bend community.

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    2011
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    2011-01-01
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    Chelsey Ramos, Nimmy Thomas
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    Provides reasons and encouragement for undocumented students to attend college. Also included in the pamphlet are resources for undocumented students including lists of colleges and scholarships open to students regardless of citizenship status.

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    2012-04-01
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    2012-04-01
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  • Author(s):
    Caroline Hawes
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    Addresses generational shifts in Latino communities in South Bend and the increase in oppositional youth sub-culture within second-generation Latino youth communities. Research comes from Pew Hispanic Trust data on 21st century Latino immigrants and their families. Explores reasons for the emergence of oppositional youth sub-cultures such as gangs, particularly among males. Includes interviews from members of the South Bend Latino community as well as staff and incarcerated youth at the South…

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    2010
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    2010-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Victor Cruz, Jr., Stephen Oliva
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    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.

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    2011
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    2011-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Elizabeth Ferrufino, Emilie Prot, Stephanie Beauer, Jennifer Towey, Maria Moreno
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    Describe las tendencias en la afiliación religiosa, las ceremonias de alabanza y las prácticas de los Latinos en South Bend, en comparación a aquellas de los procesos nacionales. Proporciona un mapa de las iglesias locales donde los latinos, particularmente los mexicanos, rinden culto. Abarca los temas de los programas dirigidos a la juventud, las ceremonias de quinceañera, la espiritualidad, la veneración de la virgen de Guadalupe y el aumento en la tasa de latinos que se convierten al Prote…

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    2008
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    2008-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Claire Podgorski, Carolyn Rumer
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    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.

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    2009
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    2009-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Sofía Tirado
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    La mayoría de la migración reciente de América Central hacia los Estados Unidos tiene su punto de origen en las situaciones políticas violentas particularmente durante la época de los 1980. Muchos de los primeros migrantes que participaron en los movimientos de la izquierda continuaron con su meta de movilizar la opinión pública hacia la intervención militar estadounidense en sus respectivos países.

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    2012-05-01
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    2012-05-01
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  • Author(s):
    Chelsey Ramos, Nimmy Thomas
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    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.

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    2012-04-01
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    2012-04-01
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  • Author(s):
    George Felix, Ruben Saldaña, Jr.
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    Looks at food as an indicator of culture and identity in Mexican households. Addresses common misconceptions pertaining to Latinos and Hispanics and the origins of various Mexican dishes. Relies on data from an open survey conducted via social media.

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    2011
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    2011-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Heidi Eckstein
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    Study of how Mexican immigrants in South Bend participate politically, either in the United States or Mexico or both. Seeks to fill a gap in the current knowledge base while providing a different viewpoint on their assimilation and transnational behavior. Adding a political dimension to current research is a step towards a more holistic picture of the Mexican community in South Bend. Actions in the political sphere provide an additional framework to describe and measure both assimilation into…

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    2009
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    2009-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    John VanBerkum, Katie Hamel
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    Looks at religious identity among South Bend youth and shifting trends among young Catholics in the city. Provides historical background on local parishes, including St. Adalbert—a predominantly Latino parish and how it can better work to serve its youth.

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    2013
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    2013-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    William Cernanec, Robert Burkett
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    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.

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    2011
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    2011-01-01
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