• Sociology
  • Published 1990

Coresidence and Resistance: Strategies for Survival among Undocumented Mexicans and Central Americans in the United States.

@inproceedings{Chvez1990CoresidenceAR,
  title={Coresidence and Resistance: Strategies for Survival among Undocumented Mexicans and Central Americans in the United States.},
  author={Leo R. Ch{\'a}vez},
  year={1990}
}
This paper examines variation in coresidence among undocumented Mexicans and Central Americans in San Diego, California. It proposes that by creatively forming and reforming coresident groups, undocumented immigrants strategically and effectively use social organization as a resource which assists them in their struggle to live and work in the United States. The analysis examines aggregated data to establish structural patterns and examines specific cases to suggest underlying processes… CONTINUE READING

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