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From immigrants to Americans

Jacob L. Vigdor

From immigrants to Americans

the rise and fall of fitting in

by Jacob L. Vigdor

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immigrants -- United States,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions,
  • Americanization,
  • Assimilation (Sociology) -- United States,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration,
  • United States -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJacob L. Vigdor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJV6450 .V54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23918616M
    ISBN 109781442201361, 9781442201385
    LC Control Number2009035049

    Get this from a library! Beyond Ellis Island: Hispanics--immigrants and Americans.. [National Council of La Raza. Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation.;].   Cristina Henriquez, The Book of Unknown Americans Fittingly, this novel is told in a series of voices, all first person accounts. One of the most important of these is Alma Rivera, who moves with her husband from Pátzcuaro, Mexico to a crappy apartment building in Delaware so that their year-old daughter, Maribel, who has sustained a.

      By contrast, only percent of Asian immigrants live in households headed by high school drop-outs; among non-immigrant Asian-Americans, the figure is percent.   Drawing on her family’s personal experience, her own as one of the first undocumented students at Harvard, and that of many hundreds of undocumented immigrant, Karla Cornejo Villaviecencio's new Author: Jessica Pliska.

    the East Coast, Chinese immigrants came to the West Coast in smaller numbers. Between and , about , Chinese arrived. Many came to seek their fortunes after the discovery of gold in sparked the California gold rush. Chinese immigrants helped build the nation’s railroads, including the first transcontinental Size: 1MB.   T. he unknown Americans of Cristina Henríquez's novel are Hispanic tenants of a run-down apartment building in a down-at-heel Delaware town. In particular, the Author: Sandra Newman.


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