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Citizenship, language, education and poverty among Mexican migrants in Chicago

@article{Soltero2017CitizenshipLE,
  title={Citizenship, language, education and poverty among Mexican migrants in Chicago},
  author={Sonia White Soltero and Jos{\'e} M. Soltero},
  journal={Revista Cimexus},
  year={2017},
  volume={12},
  pages={59-78}
}
This paper examines the connection between immigration status, English language proficiency, and educational achievement as determinants of poverty among Mexico-born migrants in Chicago, U.S. The theoretical framework of the study uses Human Capital Theory and the analysis is based on a multistage cluster probabilistic sample (2005-2006) of Mexican migrants obtained in Cook County which includes the City of Chicago. Analyses of contingency tables and logistic regression models show that… 

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