From OC Metro: Want to learn more about immigration, the Latino middle class in Orange County and entrepreneurs in Southern California? Ask Jody Agius Vallejo, who specializes in immigration, immigrant integration race/ethnicity and Latinos. In August, Stanford University Press will release her book, Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican-American Middle Class. It examines patterns of mobility and socioeconomic incorporation among the Mexican-origin middle class in Southern California. Her research was featured in a cover story by Investment Advisor Magazine.

Jody is currently an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Southern California. Read more at, pages 44-45.

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