"I Hardly Understand English, But.": Mexican Origin Fathers Describe Their Commitment as Fathers despite the Challenges of Immigration

@inproceedings{Behnke2008IHU,
  title={"I Hardly Understand English, But.": Mexican Origin Fathers Describe Their Commitment as Fathers despite the Challenges of Immigration},
  author={Andrew O. Behnke and Brent A. Taylor and Jos{\'e} Rub{\'e}n Parra-Cardona},
  year={2008}
}
INTRODUCTIONLatinos are the largest and most rapidly growing immigrant minority group in the U.S. (U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2005). Of this group, every year over half a million individuals migrate from Mexico to the U.S. (OISDHS, 2003). The majority of these immigrants are men and face considerable cultural, familial, and economic challenges as a result of their immigration experience (Padilla, Cervantes, Maldonado, & Garcia, 1988; Pessar, 2003). Though recent attempts have been made to… CONTINUE READING

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