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  • 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):
    Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    In recent years Hispanics have become a major force in housing markets across the nation. As the fastest growing segment of the US population, Hispanics are forming new households at an unprecedented rate?fueling demand in both the renter- and owner-occupied housing markets. Hispanic immigrant householders and their children, along with the many long-established Hispanic residents of the United States, are creating homes for themselves and their families and have become stakeholders in their …

    Date Created:
    2006-06-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Sung Chun, Roger Knight, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Finds more than 50% of Chicago-area Latinos have high community/church involvement and believe in personal agency to have a positive impact on community. Yet there was a recent slight decline in level of community involvement among both U.S.- and foreign-born Latinos.

    Date Created:
    2006-12-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Wei Sun, Sung Chun, Rob Paral, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Analyzes 2000 U.S. census data to report on demographic shifts in Metropolitan Chicago since 1990. Findings include Latino population increased by 568,000 to 1.4 million; 2/3 of Latino population growth took place in suburbs; 17.4% of the local population is Latino; Latino population growth kept the population of the city from decreasing; and people of Mexican origin comprise 75 percent of the entire area’s Latino population.

    Date Created:
    2004-12-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Sonia Soltero, Christine Wedam Rosario, José R. Rosario, James Rosenbaum, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Web-based index and essays providing information about achievement, access to learning, and relevant resources for Latino students. Intended to improve Latino students’ learning outcomes.

    Date Created:
    2008-09-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Allert Brown-Gort, John Koval, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Studies migration trends of Mexican women in Chicago area including topics of family units, education, reasons for migration, remittances, gender, age, income, health, and language. Draws from 2000 Census data and 2003 Chicago-Area Study. Findings include an increase in female migration since 1989, most coming directly from 7 Mexican states, and an average migration age of 20.

    Date Created:
    2005-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Rob Paral, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Investigation of how Mexican immigrants are progressing economically in comparison to U.S.-born Mexican Americans. Uses census data to analyze household income, educational status, poverty levels, and homeownership rate of population.

    Date Created:
    2005-05-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Martha Zurita, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Research on the continued segregation of low-income and minority students from more affluent White students and the obstacles to programs aiming to eliminate race- and class- based student achievement gaps. Based on data from Illinois State Board of Education.

    Date Created:
    2003-12-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Roger Knight, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Further examination of Garcia and Hero’s 2007 report, “Preliminary Explorations of Latinos and Politics.” Differentiates between behavior and attitudes of US-born Latinos, foreign-born, citizens and non-citizens.

    Date Created:
    2007-05-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Allert Brown-Gort, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Examines contributions of Latinos to economic and civic life in Chicago. Finds Latino economic success increased dramatically between 1990 and 2003 through new business, job creation, and increasing homeownership. Based on data from Institute for Latino Studies’ Chicago-Area Survey, US Census Bureau and Illinois State Board of Education.

    Date Created:
    2005-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Gia Elise Barboza, Roger Knight, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Survey reveals positive perceptions of the largest immigrant group in Chicago, regardless of the immigrants’ national origin.

    Date Created:
    2007-07-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Eileen Diaz McConnell, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Study of the state of Latino housing. Finds that Latinos have lower homeownership rates, lower housing values, spend higher proportions of their household income on housing costs, experience higher denial rates for mortgage loans, and are much more likely to live in crowded and inadequate housing than Whites. However, Latinos are also making gains in homeownership due to the massive increases in mortgages. Recommends policies to meet Latinos’ burgeoning needs for safe, affordable, and hig…

    Date Created:
    2005-01-06
    Resource Type
    Report