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Children of Immigration
Now in the midst of the largest wave of immigration in history, America, mythical land of immigrants, is once again contemplating a future in which new arrivals will play a crucial role in reworking the fabric of the nation. At the center of this prospect are the children of immigrants, who make up one fifth of America's youth. This book, written by the codirectors of the ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 30th 2002 by Harvard University Press
(first published April 30th 2001)
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Oh my goodness! What an eye-opening account. As I've done my research for my dissertation, I have found examples right here at home of children acting in the same roles as Suarez-Orozco illustrates. I feel that this is one of the best books anyone who works with immigrants could read. I am so glad I read it.