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ASSESSING IMMIGRANT ASSIMILATION: New Empirical and Theoretical Challenges
This review examines research on the assimilation of immigrant groups. We review research on four primary benchmarks of assimilation: socioeconomic status, spatial concentration, languageExpand
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Mexican Immigrant Replenishment and the Continuing Significance of Ethnicity and Race1
The literature on assimilation and ethnic identity formation largely assumes that the durability of ethnic boundaries is a function of the assimilation measures that sociologists commonly employ. ButExpand
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Replenished ethnicity : Mexican Americans, immigration, and identity
List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments 1. Introduction 2. Mexican Americans: A History of Replenishment and Assimilation 3. Dimensions of Mexican-American Assimilation 4. Replenishing MexicanExpand
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Affiliative ethnic identity: a more elastic link between ethnic ancestry and culture
Abstract This paper explains the development of affiliative ethnic identity: an individual identity rooted in knowledge, regular consumption and deployment of an ethnic culture that is unconnected toExpand
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Mexican Americans as a paradigm for contemporary intra-group heterogeneity
Abstract Racialization and assimilation offer alternative perspectives on the position of immigrant-origin populations in American society. We question the adequacy of either perspective alone in theExpand
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Protecting unauthorized immigrant mothers improves their children’s mental health
Life under threat of deportation What is the effect on a child of having parents who are at risk of deportation as unauthorized immigrants? Hainmueller et al. developed a quasi-experimental protocolExpand
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Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Mexican Immigration: The Mexican‐American Perspective*
Survey research posits that Mexican Americans' perceptions of the costs and benefits of immigration drive their opinions about immigration, but this research does not provide a clear picture of howExpand
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Contexts for bilingualism among US-born Latinos
Abstract This paper focuses on the contextual determinants of bilingualism among Latino adults who were born in the US or are members of the ‘1.5 generation’ of Latinos who immigrated to the US whenExpand
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From Newcomers to Americans: An Integration Policy for a Nation of Immigrants
The United States long has been a nation of immigrants, but its policies are out of step with this reality. Public policies with regard to the foreign-born must go beyond regulating who is admittedExpand
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