Disparities in the Educational Success of Immigrants: An Assessment of the Immigrant Effect for Asians and Latinos

  title={Disparities in the Educational Success of Immigrants: An Assessment of the Immigrant Effect for Asians and Latinos},
  author={Angel L. Harris and Kenneth M. Jamison and Monica H. Trujillo},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={114 - 90}
This study employs nationally representative data to determine how immigrants from the largest immigrant groups within the United States (i.e., Asians and Latinos) compare to whites on a wide range of educational outcomes. The authors also examine the extent to which socioeconomic background and immigrant characteristics explain racial/ethnic difference in academic outcomes. In addition, this study includes analyses that omit whites and compare immigrants to their nonimmigrant counterparts… Expand

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