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Immigrants or transnational workers?

Rafael AlarcoМЃn

Immigrants or transnational workers?

the settlement process among Mexicans in rural California

by Rafael AlarcoМЃn

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Published by California Institute for Rural Studies in Davis, CA .
Written in English

  • Madera County (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Madera County.
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican American agricultural laborers -- California -- Madera County.,
    • Immigrants -- California -- Madera County.,
    • Mexicans -- California -- Madera County.,
    • Madera County (Calif.) -- Emigration and immigration.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRafael Alarcon.
      ContributionsCalifornia Institute for Rural Studies.
      LC ClassificationsHD8081.M6 A79 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p. :
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL729022M
      LC Control Number97118042

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      Transnational Pacific Islander Americans and Social Work: Dancing to the Beat of a Different Drum, edited by Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi and Meripa Taiai Godinet, serves as a voice for Pacific Islander American communities that have long been subdued in the hope that it will assist in dispelling misunderstandings, misconceptions, and misrepresentation of Pacific Islander Americans.

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“Transnational means immigrants transcend the geographic, cultural and political border establish and maintain a close tie and multi-social relationship with their sending and receiving country.” Moreover, transnational immigrants usually speak two or more languages, and have relatives who live in two different countries.

Bonnie L. Slade cites the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC), which reports that “although 76% of new immigrants have at least one type of international credential, such as a university degree, 70% experienced barriers in gaining access to the Canadian labor market at.

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The book goes further to illuminate how U.S. foreign policy has played a key role in the dislocation and migration of many people, particularly immigrants of color, to foreign lands.

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Furthermore, a renewed emphasis on immigrants as workers instead of simply carriers of certain transnational identities and practices can establish a more complete picture of the lives of those who cross national boundaries in search of work, business opportunities, and better lives.

Filipino migrant stories and trauma in the transnational field. take pride in Canada's success as a welcoming multicultural nation of immigrants, as well as its role as world peacekeeper and alleviator of world suffering This is a claim that Cathy Caruth made many years ago in her influential book, Unclaimed Experience, but, as Stef Cited by: 4.

Donna Gabaccia (born ) is an American historian who studies international migration, with an emphasis on cultural exchange, such as food and from a gendered perspective.

From to she was the Andrew Mellon Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh and from to she held the Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair of Immigration History at the University of Minnesota. Get this from a library. Transnational immigrants: redefining identity and citizenship.

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Guyanese American author Dr. Lear Matthews gives a clear insight into Caribbean immigrants living in the United States, in his new book entitled “English-Speaking Caribbean Immigrants: Transnational Identities.” The book outlines a scope of matters that highlights the transnational experiences and identity of English-speaking Caribbean.

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Much of the back-and-forth ebook migration was facilitated by Britain’s extraction of natural resources from its imperial holdings, which created a voracious need for itinerant workers.