Institute for Latino Studies Sponsored Research and Publications Archive

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The Institute for Latino Studies has sponsored research and scholarship on the role of Latinos in the ongoing transformation of U.S. society overall and of Metropolitan Chicago and Northwest Indiana, in particular. Reports and policy and research briefs are available for download.

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Religion

Children and Youth

Immigration and Transnationalism

Family and Households

Gender

Heathcare

Citizenship and Civic Partnership

Education

Regional Research

Labor and the Economy

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  • Author(s):
    D. Garth Taylor, Francisco Menchaca, Mari Gallagher, Robin Newberger
    Abstract:

    Study of the structural barriers to new Latino immigrants’ use of banks and the financial system, Covers innovative ways to provide documentation for loans through Mexican consular identification cards and individual taxpayer identification numbers, and remittances to Mexico. Uses Chicago-Area Latino Survey, Pew Hispanic and U.S. Census data. Finds an increase in use of financial institutions within the first generation over time. Produced in partnership with the Metro Chicago Information…

    Date Created:
    2006-02-01
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    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
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    Resource Type
    Report