ERIC Number: EJ627004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Myth of Plenty Lures Mexican Youth to U.S.
Youth Today, v10 n5 p1,16-19 May 2001
Increasing numbers of Mexican teenagers immigrate to the United States illegally to work, and few find their way to school. Instituto del Progreso Latino--an alternative high school in Chicago--serves these youth successfully. Youth agencies must provide services that allow these youth to attend school and discourage gang involvement. (SV)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Role, Dropouts, Educational Needs, High Schools, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Mexicans, Undocumented Immigrants, Youth Problems, Youth Programs
American Youth Work Center, 1200 17th St. NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20036-3006; Tel: 202-785-0764 (annual subscription: $14.97; single copies: $5.00 each).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois (Chicago)