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Under One Roof: The Effects of Immigration Policy on Latino Families in Oregon
Start Date: 1/31/2014Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 1/31/2014End Time: 3:00 PM

Event Description
Emily Drew, Associate Professor of Sociology & Ethnic Studies will open this semester's Faculty Colloquium by speaking about the following: "The family, an institution responsible for economic and social stability, should ostensibly be safe from inequalities of the broader society. However, for immigrant families whose members have varied statuses, policy affects opportunities, roles, relationships and cohesion. Through interviews with 31 Latino families from 12 cities in Oregon (80 persons total), I discovered how policy (e.g. Secure Communities, drivers’ licenses) creates “divided fates” among members of one family, living under the same roof. Immigration policy creates and accentuates micro-stratification within Latina/o immigrant families, perpetuating a damaging dichotomy--citizen and not citizen. Consequently, in creates “unequal childhoods,” destabilizes families, and contributes to generational separation and cultural amnesia."
Location Information:
*WU Campus - Hatfield Library  (View Map)
900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
Phone: 503-370-6300
Room: Hatfield Room
Contact Information:
Name: Doreen Simonsen
Phone: 503 375 5343
Email: dsimonse@willamette.edu
Emily Drew, PhD
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Faculty Colloquium

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