Obstacles to getting ahead: how assimilation mechanisms impact undocumented mexican immigrant families.

@article{Bacallao2013ObstaclesTG,
  title={Obstacles to getting ahead: how assimilation mechanisms impact undocumented mexican immigrant families.},
  author={Martica L. Bacallao and Paul Richard Smokowski},
  journal={Social work in public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={1-20}
}
This study explores the roles played by U.S. schools, workplaces, churches, and peers in the acculturation process of immigrant adolescents. Qualitative interviews were conducted with members of 10 undocumented Mexican families (12 adolescents and 14 of their parents) who had immigrated within the past 7 years. Results indicated that assimilation was… CONTINUE READING