[UCI Distinguished Professor] Frank Bean, [UCI associate professor] Susan Brown and James Bachmeier studied the effects of the amnesty on Mexican immigrants and subsequent U.S.-born generations in the Los Angeles area. Legalization was a deciding factor in their assimilation, the authors found in 2015.

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