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Office of Latino Projects: Research and Publications

The Office of Latino Projects is a social and economic justice resource center providing information, data, research, and policy analysis about issues affecting the Latino population in the U.S. and Southwest border communities. This collection includes reports, presentations and infographics developed from research conducted through the Office of Latino Projects. These research projects relate to issues affecting the Latinx population, including immigration, academic achievement, poverty, health and acculturation.

This report examines how recent immigration policies and immigration enforcement strategies have impacted Latino immigrants in Arizona. Analyses examined the relationship between fear of deportation and the impact of immigration policies on various aspects of daily life of Latino immigrants as a result of US immigration policies. Results indicate that participants who reported a greater fear of deportation were also significantly more likely to report: (1) trouble keeping a job; (2) trouble finding a job; (3) having been asked for immigration documents; (3) that friends have suffered; (4) that their family has suffered; (5) lower confidence that police will treat ...

Becerra, David
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