Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles

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Diven by the pressures of poverty and civil strife at home, large numbers of Central Americans came to the Los Angeles area during the 1980's. Neither purely economic migrants, though they were in search of stable work, nor official refugees, although they carried the scars of war and persecution, Guatemalans and Salvadorans were even denied the aid given to refugees such as Cubans and Vietnamese. In addition, these immigrants sought refuge in a city undergoing massive economic and demographic shifts of its own. The result ...

Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles 2001, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781566398688

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Seeking Community in a Global City: Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles 2001, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781566398671

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