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ERIC Number: EJ1088392
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1559-5692
Transnational Children in Mexico: Context of Migration and Adaptation
Borjian, Ali; Muñoz de Cote, Luz María; van Dijk, Sylvia; Houde, Patricia
Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, v10 n1 p42-54 2016
Transnational migration increasingly impacts economically disadvantaged and culturally marginalized students. Over the last decade, an unprecedented number of Mexican nationals living in the United States have returned to Mexico. Their children may face cultural and linguistic barriers in their ancestral country. This group of students is particularly important to American educators since they may eventually return to the United States. This article reports on the results of a qualitative study of experiences of 12 U.S.-born children of Mexican nationals who are currently living in Mexico. Through a series of semistructured interviews and activities, we learned about the children's varied experiences. Included are recommendations for greater collaboration between U.S. and Mexican educators.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico; United States
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