Invisible immigrants, old and left with ‘nobody to talk to’
- August 31, 2009
- Judith Treas, sociology professor, is quoted in the New York Times on August 30, 2009
From the New York Times:
They gather five days a week at a mall called the Hub, sitting on concrete planters and sipping thermoses of chai. These elderly immigrants from India are members of an all-male group called The 100 Years Living Club. They talk about crime in nearby Oakland, the cheapest flights to Delhi and how to deal with recalcitrant daughters-in-law.
For the full story, please visit http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/31/us/31elder.html.
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