The myth of immigrants' educational attainment
- February 8, 2017
- Research by sociologists Cynthia Feliciano and Yader Lanuza featured in The Atlantic and on MSN, Feb. 8, 2017
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.
For the full story, please visit https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/02/the-myth-of-the-immigrant-paradox/515835/?utm_source=feed
Related News Items
- Castellanos elected to American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Board of Directors
- The metaverse isn't here yet, but it already has a long history
- Mining the past to inform the present
- What is inflation? Can it be stopped?
- Losing parts of our voice box may have helped humans evolve to speak