V. National Identity and Attachment | Pew Research Center

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http://www.pewhispanic.org/2007/10/25/v-national-identity-and-attachment/ Even as Latino immigrants remain connected to relatives and friends in their country of origin, they develop attachments to the U.S. The results of this study clearly demonstrate that this is not an either/or proposition. Immigrants who maintain ties to their countries of origin also cultivate attitudes that show they are putting down psychological […]

Between Here and There: How Attached Are Latino Immigrants to Their Native Country? | Pew Research Center

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Source: http://www.pewhispanic.org/2007/10/25/iii-communication/ Most Latino immigrants maintain some kind of connection to their native country by sending remittances, traveling back or telephoning relatives, but the extent to which they engage in these transnational activities varies considerably. Source: Between Here and There: How Attached Are Latino Immigrants to Their Native Country? | Pew Research Center

Latinitas – ¿Quien Soy Yo? / Who Am I?

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Source: http://laslatinitas.com/teens/quien-soy-yo-who-am-i There are many things that shape who you are, your identity. For me, it deals with my name, nationality, roots, and family history. They have shaped me who I am today, but it hasn’t always been easy. So, who am I? My name is Ariadne and I am 24 years old. This is […]

¿Qué Onda?: Urban Youth Culture and Border Identity

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¿Qué Onda? Urban Youth Culture and Border Identity By Cynthia L. Bejarano Angel was born in Arizona and is part of the in-crowd. She likes clubbing, dancing, and going to car shows. Betzayra is from Mexico City and, despite polio-related disabilities, is the confident group leader of the Mexican girls. Arturo is also from Mexico […]