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Langley Park and the Debate on Latino Immigration to the United States
Langley Park and the Debate on Latino Immigration to the United States

Author(s): Svetlozar Kirilov
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Институтът по философия и социология при БАН

Summary/Abstract: The paper discusses perceptions of Americans in the Washington Metropolitan Area about Latino immigrants and perceptions of Latinos about their life in the United States. The article is based on field research in Langley Park, a predominantly immigrant neighborhood in Maryland, close to Washington, DC. The research comments major lines of criticism against Hispanic immigrants as well as impressions of immigrants that they encounter discrimination and prejudices in the United States.

  • Issue Year: 42/2010
  • Issue No: Spec. 2
  • Page Range: 157-171
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: English