But new research from the sociologist Cynthia Feliciano, a professor at the University
of California, Irvine, calls that interpretation into question. In a study published
this month by the American Sociological Review, Feliciano and a doctoral student named
Yader Lanuza found that the reason immigrant families appear so successful is not
upward mobility, but the ability to work their way into the same class they occupied
in their native country.
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