October 3 RQ

October 3 RQ - Name: Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 October 3...

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Name: Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 October 3 Reading Questions Chapter 5 (pp. 163-180): 1. What is some evidence that Mexican immigrants are more familistic than non-Hispanic Whites? Mexican families marry at a younger age They have a higher fertility rate 2. a. What does it mean to say that immigration is less selective for Puerto Ricans? He means that barriers that are present in other Hispanic countries that are non-existent in Puerto Rico because they are a U.S. territory, make immigration from other countries more selective because they are not free to move back and forth without restrictions like Puerto Ricans b. Why is Puerto Rican immigration less selective compared to other groups? Because Puerto Ricans are free to move back and forth from the mainland to the territory because they are considered property of the United States 3. In your own words, define the following terms: a. Assimilation- when immigrant groups adopt and practice the culture of their host country b. Immigrant enclave-
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2009 for the course SOCI 130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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October 3 RQ - Name: Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 October 3...

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