Separated by Removal: Impact of Parental Deportation on U.S. Citizen Children’s Post-Secondary Educational Goals

@inproceedings{Macas2013SeparatedBR,
  title={Separated by Removal: Impact of Parental Deportation on U.S. Citizen Children’s Post-Secondary Educational Goals},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Fernando Mac{\'i}as},
  year={2013}
}
Dr. Bruce Collet, Advisor This research examines the impact of parental deportation on children’s higher education aspirations. The study takes an inductive approach to analyzing interview data in order to answer the following question: in a mixed legal immigration status home, how does the removal of one or both parents impact a U.S. citizen child’s aspirations to pursue a post-secondary education? Additionally, the following sub-questions are addressed: 1) How does forced separation affect… CONTINUE READING

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